Title:  The Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: 1870–1900

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Gold Coast, Queensland: a yellow fever isolation camp: rows of tents with palm trees to one side. Photograph 1870/1900. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

References: Krista Maglen, “A World Apart: Geography, Australian Quarantine, and the Mother Country,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 60 no. 2 (04.2005): 196–217.

Location(s): Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Date posted: October 1, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

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: Chinese Man Smoking an Opium Pipe in a Baxter Street Club House, New York City, c. 1874

Artist/Maker: Winslow Homer

Date: 1874

Source: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Copyright/Permissions: Drawing, Chinese Man Smoking an Opium Pipe in a Baxter Street Club House, New York City, ca. 1874; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; 12 x 16.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-50. Public Domain.

Location(s): Baxter Street, New York, New York, USA

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Categories: Health and Politics Medical Spaces

Title: The Lazaretto, Delaware River Vicinity, Essington, Delaware County, PA

Artist/Maker: Frank H. Taylor

Date: 1895

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, HABS PA,23-ESTO, 1.

References: Visit Professor David Barnes of the University of Pennsylvania’s project documenting the history of the Lazaretto

Location(s): The Lazaretto, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

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Categories: Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title: An interior view of The Costley Home New Infirmary Ward, which was opened by the Hon. G. Fowlds, at Epsom, Auckland, on December 9, 1907

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1907

Source: Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries

Copyright/Permissions: Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, AWNS-19071219-18-6

References: Coleborne, Catherine. Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015.

Location(s): Auckland, New Zealand

 

Date posted: January 28, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on An interior view of The Costley Home New Infirmary Ward

Categories: Mental Health and Illness Quarantine and Contagion

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