Title:  Plan of the Hospital for the Sick Slaves upon Good Hope Estate, the Property of John Tharp, Esquire

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Maker(s)

Date: 1798

Source: Cambridgeshire Archives

Copyright/Permissions: Cambridgeshire Archives Service, Ref No. KAR55/7/121/16

References:Rana A. Hogarth, Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780–1840 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017); Londa Schiebinger, Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017)

Location(s): Trelawny Parish, Jamaica

Date posted: November 27, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Plan of the Hospital for Sick Slaves, Good Hope Estate

Categories: Hospital Care Medical Spaces Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class

Artist/Maker: Unidentified photographer, active Raleigh, N.C.

Date: ca. 1890

Source: Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Copyright/Permissions: Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Image Collection Collection #P0004, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

References: Daina Berry, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh (Beacon Press, 2017), 148–93; Human Dissection in the Early Years of Medical Education at UNC. 

Location(s): Univ. North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

Date posted: October 1, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Dr. Richard Whitehead in Apron and Anatomy Class

Categories: Anatomy Medical Education Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title:  Mounted photographic print of the wax model of Magdeleine of Martinique (recto)

Artist/Maker: Warren Anatomical Museum

Date: 1907 (photograph), 1782 (model)

Source: Warren Anatomical Museum, Center for the History of Medicine at Countway Library

Copyright/Permissions: Warren Anatomical Museum collection, Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library, Harvard University

References: Hogarth, Rana A., “To ‘excite the curiosity, and gratify the beholder’: Displaying Dappled Skin and Crafting Racial Identity in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic,” The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 18, no. 1 (Winter 2018): 180–212.

Location(s): St. Lucia

Date posted: September 27, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Magdeleine of Martinique

Categories: Scientific Racism Skin and Skin Disease Slavery and Medical Knowledge

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: Document. Claim for compensation for manumitted slaves to Thomas Daniel and sons after the abolition of slavery in Essequibo, Guyana

Artist/Maker:

Date: August 1, 1834

Source: The British Museum

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

Location(s): Guyana

 

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Categories: Disability Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Montpelier Estate, St James’s

Artist/Maker: James Hakewill; printed by Thales Fielding (?)

Date: 1824

Source: The British Museum

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

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Harley Street, London, England

 

Date posted: January 30, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Montpelier Estate, St James’s

Categories: Hospital Care Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Negro Heads with Punishments for Intoxication and Dirt-eating in West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad (plate 2)

Artist/Maker: Richard Bridgens

Date: 1836?

Source: Yale Center for British Art

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. Public Domain

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Trinidad

 

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Categories: Labor and Health Punishment Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Antislavery Medallion

Artist/Maker: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons

Date: after 1787

Source: National Museum of American History

Copyright/Permissions: National Museum of American History CCO

References: Hunt-Kennedy, Stefanie. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Urbana, Chicago; Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2020.

Location(s): Staffordshire, England

 

Date posted: January 29, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Antislavery Medallion

Categories: Disability Slavery and Medical Knowledge

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