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:  London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington

Artist/Maker: C. D. Laing, after Charles Fowler

Date: 1848

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: London Fever Hospital, Liverpool Road, Islington: viewed from the north. Wood engraving by C. D. Laing, 1848. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

Location(s): Islington, London, United Kingdom

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Categories: Epidemics Medical Spaces Quarantine and Contagion

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:  Diploma awarding honorary membership of the London Vaccine Institution, London, England, 1826

Artist/Maker: Engraved by J. Dadley after James George Oben

Date: 1826

Source: Science Museum Group Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

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Categories: Vaccination

Title:  London Sketches—An Opium Den at the East End

Artist/Maker: J. C. Dollman

Date: October 1880

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: J.C. Dollman’s “London sketches-an opium den at the East End” Oct 1880. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, UK 

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Categories: Health and Politics Medical Spaces

Title:The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London

Artist/Maker: John Bowles and Son

Date: ca. 1750

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Hospital of Bethlem [Bedlam] at Moorfields, London: seen from the north, with people in the foreground. Coloured engraving, ca. 1750. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark.

Location(s): Moorfields, London, England 

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Categories: Medical Spaces Mental Health and Illness Public Health Punishment

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

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