Title: Montpelier Estate, St James’s

Artist/Maker: James Hakewill; printed by Thales Fieldind (?)

Date: 1824

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

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): Harley Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Hospital Care Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Barbarities in the West Indias [Indies]

Artist/Maker: James Gillray

Date: Published April 23 1791

Source: National Portrait Gallery, London

Copyright/Permissions: Barbarities in the West Indias [Indies]’ by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey. Hand-coloured etching. Published 23 April 1791. 9 7/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (250 mm x 347 mm) paper size. Purchased, 1947. Reference Collection NPG D12417. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Location(s): London, England; West Indies

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Categories: Health and Politics Labor and Health Punishment

Title: Recipe for Corns

Artist/Maker: George Cruikshank

Date: March 31, 1819

Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: George Cruikshank, Recipe for Corns, 1819. Etching, colored. London: Published by G. Humphrey. 27 St James’s Street. March 31, 1819.

Location(s): 27 St. James’s Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Natural Medicine

Title: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered

Artist/Maker: attributed to William Heath

Date: November 15, 1810

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered. Coloured etching attributed to W. Heath, 1810. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Fat Phobia Health and Politics Scientific Racism

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