Title: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess

Artist/Maker: William Heath

Date: 1829

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess. Coloured etching by W. Heath, 1829. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 26 Haymarket, London, England

Date posted: July 3, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Chang and Eng the Siamese twins

Categories: Food, Nutrition, and Famine

Title: A fashionable dentist’s practice: healthy teeth are being extracted from poor children to create dentures for the wealthy

Artist/Maker: Thomas Rowlandson

Date: 1787

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A fashionable dentist’s practice: healthy teeth are being extracted from poor children to create dentures for the wealthy. Coloured etching by T. Rowlandson, 1787. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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

Date posted: July 3, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A fashionable dentist’s practice

Categories: Dentistry

Title: A black man buying some of J. Morison’s pills, hoping they will make him white

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A black man buying some of J. Morison’s pills, hoping they will make him white. Coloured lithograph.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 377 Strand, London, England

 

Date posted: February 23, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A black man buying some of J. Morison’s pills, hoping they will make him white

Categories: Pharmaceuticals Skin and Skin Disease

Title: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle.

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Date: 1890

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man; he is cured and both start dancing; she holds up a medicine bottle. Coloured lithograph, 1890. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): New York City, USA

Date posted: February 22, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A woman offers a watermelon to a sick man

Categories: Pharmaceuticals

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