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:  The Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: 1870–1900

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Gold Coast, Queensland: a yellow fever isolation camp: rows of tents with palm trees to one side. Photograph 1870/1900. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

References: Krista Maglen, “A World Apart: Geography, Australian Quarantine, and the Mother Country,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 60 no. 2 (04.2005): 196–217.

Location(s): Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  Episode de la fièvre jaune (A Girl Suffering from Yellow Fever)

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: ca. 1830s

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A girl suffering from yellow fever. Watercolour. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark. 

References: Kathryn Olivarius, “Immunity, Capital, and Power in Antebellum New Orleans,” American Historical Review (April 2019): 424–55.

Location(s): Unknown

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Title:  Observations sur la fièvre jaune, faites à Cadix, en 1819 (Observations on Yellow Fever Made at Cádiz in 1819)

Artist/Maker: Étienne Pariset and André Mazet

Date: 1820

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Observations sur la fièvre jaune, faites à Cadix, en 1819 / par MM. Pariset et Mazet … et rédigées par M. Pariset. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark.

References: Kathryn Olivarius, “Immunity, Capital, and Power in Antebellum New Orleans,” American Historical Review (April 2019): 424–55.

Location(s): Cádiz, Spain

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health 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:  “India, showing railroad plague stations,” from The Plague in India, 1896, 1897, vol IV: Maps and Charts. Simla: Government Cenral Printing Press, 1898.

Artist/Maker: R. Nathan, Government of India, Home Department

Date: 1898

Source: National Library of Scotland

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

Location(s): India

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Categories: Cartography Epidemics 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: The Lazaretto, Delaware River Vicinity, Essington, Delaware County, PA

Artist/Maker: Frank H. Taylor

Date: 1895

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, HABS PA,23-ESTO, 1.

References: Visit Professor David Barnes of the University of Pennsylvania’s project documenting the history of the Lazaretto

Location(s): The Lazaretto, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

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Categories: Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

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