Title:  “An Aristocratic Opium Den,” from Sunlight and Shadow of America’s Great Cities. Philadelphia: West Philadelphia Publishing Co., c. 1891.

Artist/Maker: 

Date: c. 1891

Source: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Copyright/Permissions: Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Location(s): San Francisco, California, USA

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Categories: Health and Politics Medical Spaces

Title:  The Chinese opium-smoker : twelve illustrations showing the ruin which our opium trade with China is bringing upon that country. London: S.W. Partridge & Co, c. 1880.

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Date: c. 1880

Source: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Copyright/Permissions: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

Location(s): London, UK; Guangzhou, China

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Categories: Health and Politics

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:  Cours Complet d’Anatomie Peint et Gravé en Couleurs Naturelles (Complete Anatomy Course Painted and Engraved in Natural Colors), pl. 15

Artist/Maker: Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty and M. Jadelot

Date: 1773

Copyright/Permissions: From the New York Public Library

Location(s): Nancy, France

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education

Title:  Cours Complet d’Anatomie Peint et Gravé en Couleurs Naturelles (Complete Anatomy Course Painted and Engraved in Natural Colors), pl. I

Artist/Maker: Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty and M. Jadelot

Date: 1773

Source: New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: From the New York Public Library

Location(s): Nancy, France

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education

Title:  The Costume of Yorkshire, Leech Finders

Artist/Maker: R. Havell, after George Walker

Date: 1814

Source: Science Museum Group Collection

Copyright/Permissions: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

References: Cf. William Wordsworth, “Resolution and Independence”

Location(s): Leeds, England

Date posted: September 28, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on The Costume of Yorkshire, Leech Finders

Categories: Environment and Medicine Natural Medicine Pharmaceuticals

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

Date posted: September 27, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on To Illustrate Non-Immune Immigration

Categories: Labor and Health Medical Spaces Quarantine and Contagion Tropical Medicine

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