Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A building complex on the bank of a river. The largest building is multiple stories and has many windows with shutters. There are two other small houses on either side, and two docks that extend into the water. A grassy yard in front of the building is populated with a few groups of people. More people are on a porch.

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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