Title:  The Costume of Yorkshire, Leech Finders

Artist/Maker: R. Havell, after George Walker

Date: 1814

Source: Science Museum Group Collection

Copyright/Permissions: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

References: Cf. William Wordsworth, “Resolution and Independence”

Location(s): Leeds, England

Date posted: September 28, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on The Costume of Yorkshire, Leech Finders

Categories: Environment and Medicine Natural Medicine Pharmaceuticals

Title:  Paramo, Wanena, and Karana medicinal preparations

Artist/Maker: Mother Mary Aubert, manufacturer

Date: c. 1895

Source: Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa

Copyright/Permissions: Wanena’ medicinal preparation, circa 1895, North Island, by Mother Mary Aubert. Gift of The Sisters of Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, Island Bay, 1990. Te Papa (GH003710/7). Attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Location(s): Whanganui, New Zealand

Date posted: September 27, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Paramo, Wanena, and Karana medicinal preparations

Categories: Botany Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine Pharmaceuticals Spirituality and Religion

Title:  “A hemp drug shop, bhang, ganja, & majum displayed, Khandesh,” from Report of the India Hemp Drugs Commission, 1893–1894. Simla: Government Press, 1894–95

Artist/Maker: Survey of India Offices

Date: 1894

Source: National Library of Scotland

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

Location(s): Khandesh, India

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Pharmaceuticals

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

Date posted: July 1, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on The Savory & Moore Pharmacy

Categories: Bioprospecting Pharmaceuticals

Title: 60,000 IMMORTAL INDIVIDUALS

Artist/Maker: Ben Denzer

Date: 2021

Source: Catalog Press

Copyright/Permissions: Ben Denzer, Catalog Press

Location(s): Boston, MA, USA

Commentary: Public information on individuals whose cells are “immortalized” in cell lines used for scientific research.
Human cell line data from Cellosaurus (Release 36, November 2020).

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Date posted: May 20, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on 60,000 IMMORTAL INDIVIDUALS

Categories: Experimentation Pharmaceuticals Taxonomies

Title: A black man buying some of J. Morison’s pills, hoping they will make him white

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A black man buying some of J. Morison’s pills, hoping they will make him white. Coloured lithograph.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 377 Strand, London, England

 

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Categories: Pharmaceuticals Skin and Skin Disease

Title: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle.

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1890

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle. Coloured lithograph, 1890. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): New York City, USA

Date posted: February 22, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man

Categories: Pharmaceuticals

Title: Delhi: an anatomical model advertising a pharmacy

Artist/Maker: Ben Dray

Date: 1993

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Delhi: an anatomical model advertising a pharmacy. Colour photograph by Ben Dray, 1993. Wellcome CollectionAttribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Location(s): Delhi, India

 

Date posted: January 29, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Delhi: an anatomical model advertising a pharmacy

Categories: Advertisements Anatomy Pharmaceuticals

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