Title: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia

Artist/Maker: Georg Dionysius Ehret

Date: 1754

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Justicia, unknown plant, and Petesia. Engraving. plate 2; following p. 374, 1754. In The civil and natural history of Jamaica : in three parts. In three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates : in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects by Patrick Browne. London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton in Gray’s-Inn, 1756. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): Jamaica; London, England

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Categories: Bioprospecting Botany Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers Natural Medicine

Title: The Torrid Zone, or, Blessings of Jamaica (A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever)

Artist/Maker: Abraham James

Date: October 1, 1800

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever. Coloured aquatint after A.James, 1800.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Jamaica; 50 Oxford Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Tropical Medicine

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