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: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine.

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1797

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: No. I. The Bombay Gossipium; or, silk cotton tree. … The smaller Flower drawn with the above. The Apocynum-erectum; or Wild ipecacuan. A strong vegetable Poison and Medicine. In A collection of exotics, from the island of Antigua. Plate I. by Lydia Byam. London: White, 1799. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Antigua

 

 

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

Title: Smooth Cerasee

Artist/Maker: Lydia Byam

Date: 1800

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: Smooth Cerasee. Handcolored engraving. Plate IX. In A Collection of Fruits from the West Indies, Drawn and Coloured from Nature, And, with Permission, Most Humbly Dedicated to the Princess Elizabeth by Lydia Byam. London: Wilson & Co., 1800. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

 

 

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

Title: Title page of A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications

Artist/Maker: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen

Date: 1794

Source: The National Library of Medicine

Copyright/Permissions: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications. Philadelphia: Printed for the authors, by William W. Woodward, at Franklin’s Head, no. 41, Chesnut-Street, 1794. 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): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Community Health Tropical Medicine

Title: “Introduction of Anti-cholera Inoculation in Calcutta in March 1894” in Protective inoculation against cholera

Artist/Maker: W.M. Haffkine (author)

Date: 1894 (photo), 1913 (book)

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: W.M. Haffkine, “Introduction of Anti-cholera Inoculation in Calcutta in March 1894,” in Protective inoculation against cholera (facing page 38). Calcutta: Thacker, Spink; London : W. Thacker, 1913. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): London, England; Kolkata, India

 

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Categories: Quarantine and Contagion Vaccination

Title: Title page of History of the yellow fever in New Orleans, during the summer of 1853: with sketches of the scenes of horror which occurred during the epidemic

Artist/Maker: A Physician of New Orleans

Date: 1854

Source: U.S National Library of Medicine-National Institutes of Health

Copyright/Permissions: A Physician of New Orleans. History of the yellow fever in New Orleans, during the summer of 1853: with sketches of the scenes of horror which occurred during the epidemic. Philadelphia: Kenworthy, 1854.

Location(s): New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Nurses and Physicians Tropical Medicine

Title: Frontispiece of Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition

Artist/Maker: J. H. Van Evrie

Date: 1814-1896

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Van Evrie, John H. Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition. New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1863.

Location(s): New York, New York, USA

 

 

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Categories: Scientific Racism Taxonomies

Title: Title Page of Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition

Artist/Maker: J. H. Van Evrie

Date: 1814-1896.

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Van Evrie, John H. Negroes and Negro “slavery.” The first an inferior race: the latter its normal condition. New York: Van Evrie, Horton & Co., 1863.

Location(s): New York, New York, USA

 

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Categories: Scientific Racism Taxonomies

Title: Australian medicine man with magic healing crystal

Artist/Maker:

Date:  [1931]

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sixty centuries of health and physick : the progress of ideas from primitive magic to modern medicine / by S.G. Blaxland Stubbs and E.W. Bligh; with an introduction by Sir Humphry Rolleston, bart.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Australia

 

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Categories: Implements and Devices Indigenous Medicine and Healers

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