Title:  “An Aristocratic Opium Den,” from Sunlight and Shadow of America’s Great Cities. Philadelphia: West Philadelphia Publishing Co., c. 1891.

Artist/Maker: 

Date: c. 1891

Source: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Location(s): San Francisco, California, USA

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Categories: Health and Politics Medical Spaces

Title: Doctor Operating, Frontispiece for Silas Cummings’ Notebook

Artist/Maker: Possibly Silas Cummings

Date: probably 1824–1830

Source: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Copyright/Permissions: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Museum Purchase.

Location(s): Fitzwilliam, New Hampsire, USA

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Categories: Medical Education Medical Spaces Rural Medicine

Title:  London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington

Artist/Maker: C. D. Laing, after Charles Fowler

Date: 1848

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

Location(s): Islington, London, United Kingdom

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Categories: Epidemics Medical Spaces Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  “Khanpur Station showing disinfecting lines and hospital,” from The Plague in India, 1896, 1897, vol IV: Maps and Charts. Simla: Government Cenral Printing Press, 1898.

Artist/Maker: 

Date: 1898

Source: National Library of Scotland

Copyright/Permissions: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Khanpur, India

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Categories: Epidemics Medical Spaces Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  “To Illustrate Non-Immune Immigration,” from Malaria in the Duars: being the second report to the advisory committee appointed by the Government of India to conduct an enquiry regarding blackwater and other fevers prevalent in the Duars. Simla: Government Monotype Press, 1911.

Artist/Maker: S. R. Christophers and C. A. Bently

Date: 1911

Source: National Library of Scotland

Copyright/Permissions: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): The Duars, India

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Categories: Labor and Health Medical Spaces Quarantine and Contagion Tropical Medicine

Title:  London Sketches—An Opium Den at the East End

Artist/Maker: J. C. Dollman

Date: October 1880

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: J.C. Dollman’s “London sketches-an opium den at the East End” Oct 1880. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, UK 

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Categories: Health and Politics Medical Spaces

Title:The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London

Artist/Maker: John Bowles and Son

Date: ca. 1750

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with people in the foreground. Coloured engraving, ca. 1750. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark.

Location(s): Moorfields, London, England 

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Categories: Medical Spaces Mental Health and Illness Public Health Punishment

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