Title: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess

Artist/Maker: William Heath

Date: 1829

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess. Coloured etching by W. Heath, 1829. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 26 Haymarket, London, England

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Categories: Food, Nutrition, and Famine

Title: A fashionable dentist’s practice: healthy teeth are being extracted from poor children to create dentures for the wealthy

Artist/Maker: Thomas Rowlandson

Date: 1787

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A fashionable dentist’s practice: healthy teeth are being extracted from poor children to create dentures for the wealthy. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1787. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): 50 Oxford Street, London, England

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Categories: Dentistry

Title: J. Marion Sims: Gynecologic Surgeon, from “The History of Medicine”

Artist/Maker: Robert Thom

Date: ca. 1952

Source: University of Michigan Museum of Art

Copyright/Permissions: Courtesy of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, UMHS.30

Location(s): Montgomery, Alabama, USA

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Categories: Experimentation Gender and Sex Gynecology Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: The Savory & Moore Pharmacy

Artist/Maker:

Date: ca. 1849

Source: Medical History Museum, The University of Melbourne

Copyright/Permissions: The Savory & Moore Pharmacy, Gift of the Wellcome Trust, London. Image courtesy of Medical History Museum, The University of Melbourne

Location(s): 29 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square, London, England; Melbourne, Australia

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Categories: Bioprospecting Pharmaceuticals

Title: Chart of the World on Mercators Projection, Leprosy

Artist/Maker: Robert William Felkin

Date: 1889

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: “Chart of the World on Mercators Projection, Leprosy” from On the geographical distribution of some tropical diseases and their relation to physical phenomena / by R.W. Felkin. Edinburgh; London: Young J. Pentland, 1889. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Cartography Epidemics Food, Nutrition, and Famine Spirituality and Religion Tropical Medicine

Title: Chart of the World on Mercators Projection, Beri-Beri and Oriental Plague

Artist/Maker: Robert William Felkin

Date: 1889

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: “Chart of the World on Mercators Projection, Beri-Beri and Oriental Plague” from On the geographical distribution of some tropical diseases and their relation to physical phenomena / by R.W. Felkin. Edinburgh; London: Young J. Pentland, 1889. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Cartography Epidemics Food, Nutrition, and Famine Spirituality and Religion Tropical Medicine

Title: A medical missionary attending to a sick African

Artist/Maker: Harold Copping

Date: 1916

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A medical missionary attending to a sick African. Oil painting by Harold Copping, 1916. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Spirituality and Religion

Title: Sir Ronald Ross, C.S. Sherrington, and R.W. Boyce in a laboratory at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Artist/Maker: W.T. Maud

Date: 1899

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sir Ronald Ross, C.S. Sherrington, and R.W. Boyce in a laboratory at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Gouache by W.T. Maud, 1899. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Liverpool, England

 

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Categories: Medical Education Tropical Medicine

Title: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India

Artist/Maker:

Date: ca. 1860-1869

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India. Wood engraving by Jackson, 186-. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Nilgiri Mountains, India; Peru

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Natural Medicine Tropical Medicine

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