Title: Page from Illustrations of Cholera Asphyxia, in its different stages: selected from cases treated at the Cholera Hospital, Rivington Street. New York: S. H. Jackson, 1832.

Artist/Maker: Horatio Bartley

Date: 1832

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

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain

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Location(s): New York

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title: “Krao”, the “missing link” : a living proof of Darwin’s theory of the descent of man : special lectures, 2.30, 5.30 & 9.30… : all should see her : [jungle illustration].

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Date: March 1887

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: “Krao”, the “missing link” : a living proof of Darwin’s theory of the descent of man : special lectures, 2.30, 5.30 & 9.30… : all should see her : [jungle illustration]. Public Domain Mark

References: Herzig, Rebecca M. “Bearded Women and Dog-Faced Men: Darwin’s Great Denudation.” In Plucked: A History of Hair Removal, 55-74. NYU Press, 2015.

Location(s): Laos; Westminster, London, England, UK

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Categories: Advertisements Gender and Sex Scientific Racism Skin and Skin Disease Taxonomies

Title: Mercifulness: Hudson’s Extract of Soap is merciful to the clothes; it only removes the dirt, grease, and stains, leaving the linen behind- spotlessly white, wholesome and pure

Artist/Maker: R. S. Hudson Limited

Date: 1890-1899?

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Mercifulness : Hudson’s Extract of Soap is merciful to the clothes; it only removes the dirt, grease, and stains, leaving the linen behind- spotlessly white, wholesome and pure : Hudson’s Soap.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Liverpool, England

 

 

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Title: Photograph (black and white); of an illustration depicting a scene featuring an Indigenous Australian man seated underneath a shelter made from leaves, and ten objects including a neck ornament, a spear and eight other unidentified Indigenous Australian objects; Australia. Gelatin silver print

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Date:

Source: The British Museum

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

Location(s): Australia

 

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Categories: Implements and Devices Indigenous Medicine and Healers

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