Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A monochrome photograph showing a series of triangular tents on an open grassy space. There is a line of palm trees behind the tents.

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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