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: The celebrated Graman Quacy

Artist/Maker: William Blake

Date: December 2, 1793

Source: The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Copyright/Permissions: William Blake, The celebrated Graman Quacy, December 2, 1793, Handcolored engraving. In Narrative, of a five years’ expedition, against the revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman. Plate 76; vol. 2, following p. 348. London: J. Johnson, St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1796. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England; Suriname

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Categories: Enslaved Medicine and Healers Indigenous Medicine and Healers

Title: A Characteristic Group, Representing Chang and Eng, The Siamese Twins, with Their Wives and Children

Artist/Maker:

Date:

Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: A Characteristic Group, Representing Chang and Eng, The Siamese Twins, with Their Wives and Children. Wood engraving. Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Prints and Drawings Collection.

Location(s): Thailand; Mt. Airy, North Carolina, USA

 

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Categories: Experimentation

Title: The Astonishing Birth and History of that Wonderful Freak of Nature…Millie Christine

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1871

Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: The Astonishing Birth and History of that Wonderful Freak of Nature…Millie Christine. Wood engraving & letterpress. London: Published by F. Farrah 282, Strand, And A. Richie, Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, 1871. Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Prints and Drawings Collection

Location(s): North Carolina, USA; Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, London, England; 282 Strand, London, England

 

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Categories: Experimentation Reproductive Medicine Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1910

Source: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: “Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787.” New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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: Epidemics Hospital Care Public Health Scientific Racism Spirituality and Religion Tropical Medicine

Title: Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery

Artist/Maker: William Nutter, after James Wales

Date:

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Cowasjee, a man who had his nose reconstructed with the aid of plastic surgery. Stipple engraving by W. Nutter, 1795, after J. Wales.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): India; 288 Holborn, London, England

 

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Categories: Punishment War and Military

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