Title: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia

Artist/Maker: Georg Dionysius Ehret

Date: 1754

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia. Engraving. plate 2; following p. 374, 1754. In The civil and natural history of Jamaica : in three parts. In three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates : in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects by Patrick Browne. London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton in Gray’s-Inn, 1756. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Jamaica; London, England

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine.

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1797

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine. In A collection of exotics, from the island of Antigua. Plate I. by Lydia Byam. London: White, 1799. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Antigua

 

 

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Title: Smooth Cerasee

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1800

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Smooth Cerasee. Handcolored engraving. Plate IX. In A Collection of Fruits from the West Indies, Drawn and Coloured from Nature, And, with Permission, Most Humbly Dedicated to the Princess Elizabeth by Lydia Byam. London: Wilson & Co., 1800. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

 

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Diabetes and Endocrinology Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: The celebrated Graman Quacy

Artist/Maker: William Blake

Date: December 2, 1793

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: William Blake, The celebrated Graman Quacy, December 2, 1793, Handcolored engraving. In Narrative, of a five years’ expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman. Plate 76; vol. 2, following p. 348. London: J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1796. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Suriname

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Title: Chippewa Indian medicine man scratching on birch bark a charm to be recited when gathering roots for medicine

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: “Chippewa Indian medicine man scratching on birch bark a charm to be recited when gathering roots for medicine.” New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Location(s): North America

 

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Title: A North American Indian shaman or medicine man healing a patient

Artist/Maker: C. Schuessele after Captain Eastman

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A North American Indian shaman or medicine man healing a patient. Chromolithograph by C. Schuessele after Captain Eastman. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): North America

 

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Title: Eucommia ulmoides

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Date:

Source: Economic Botany Collection, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Copyright/Permissions: CC-BY

References: Parkin, John. “Eucommia Ulmoides. The Tu-Chung of the Chinese.” Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) Vol. 1921, No. 5 (1921), 177-185.

Location(s): England; China

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: Photograph (black and white); of an illustration depicting a scene featuring an Indigenous Australian man seated underneath a shelter made from leaves, and ten objects including a neck ornament, a spear and eight other unidentified Indigenous Australian objects; Australia. Gelatin silver print

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Date:

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © The Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Australia

 

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Categories: Implements and Devices Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: Native American medicine man sucking out disease with special hollow bone, Chippewa Indian (Ojibwa)

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Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Native American medicine man sucking out disease with special hollow bone, Chippewa Indian (Ojibwa). Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): North America

 

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Title: Operation of Subincision, Warrumanga Tribe, Central Australia

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Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Operation of Subincision, Warrumanga Tribe, Central Australia. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Central Australia

 

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