Title: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India

Artist/Maker:

Date: ca. 1860-1869

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sir W. Denison and others planting the first quinine tree in the Neilgherry hills, India. Wood engraving by Jackson, 186-. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Nilgiri Mountains, India; Peru

 

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Categories: Bioprospecting Natural Medicine Tropical Medicine

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: Page from John Quier, Thomas Fraser, John Hume, George Monro, Ambrose Dawson, and Dr. Dodswell. Letters and essays on the small pox and inoculation, the measles, the dry belly ache, the yellow, and remitting, and intermitting fevers of the West Indies : to which are added, thoughts on the hydrocephalus internus, and observations on hydatides in the heads of cattle. (London: John Murray, 1778), 67.

Artist/Maker: John Quier, Thomas Fraser, John Hume, George Monro, Ambrose Dawson, and Dr. Dodswell

Date: 1778

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Public Domain

References: Schiebinger, Londa. Secret Cures of the Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 2017.

Location(s): Worthy Park Estate, St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica; London, England

 

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Categories: Experimentation Vaccination

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