Title:  Yellow Jack Monster

Artist/Maker: Matt Morgan

Date: 1873

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Alfred Bendiner Memorial Collection, [ LC-USZC4-9408]

References: Ingrid Gessner, “Epidemic Iconographies: Toward a Disease Aesthetics of the Destructive Sublime,” Amerikastudien 58, no. 4 (2013): 559–582.

Location(s): Florida, USA

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Categories: Epidemics Health and Politics Public Health

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:  Twelve Stages in the Sequence from the Head of a Primitive Man to the Head of the Apollo Belvedere

Artist/Maker: Christian von Mechel after Johannes Caspar Lavater

Date: 1797

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Twelve stages in the sequence from the head of a primitive man to the head of the Apollo Belvedere. Coloured etchings by Christian von Mechel after Lavater, 1797. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark 1.0. 

References: David Bindman, Ape to Apollo (Ithaca: Cornell U.P., 2002), 209–21.

Location(s): Basel, Switzerland

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education Scientific Racism

Title:  Twelve Stages in the Sequence from the Head of a Frog to the Head of a Primitive Man

Artist/Maker: Christian von Mechel after Johannes Caspar Lavater

Date: 1797

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Twelve stages in the sequence from the head of a frog to the head of a primitive man. Coloured etchings by Christian von Mechel after J.C. Lavater, 1797. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark 1.0

References: David Bindman, Ape to Apollo (Ithaca: Cornell U.P., 2002), 209–21.

Location(s): Basel, Switzerland

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education Scientific Racism

Title:  Cours Complet d’Anatomie Peint et Gravé en Couleurs Naturelles (Complete Anatomy Course Painted and Engraved in Natural Colors), pl. 15

Artist/Maker: Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty and M. Jadelot

Date: 1773

Copyright/Permissions: From the New York Public Library

Location(s): Nancy, France

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education

Title:  Cours Complet d’Anatomie Peint et Gravé en Couleurs Naturelles (Complete Anatomy Course Painted and Engraved in Natural Colors), pl. I

Artist/Maker: Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty and M. Jadelot

Date: 1773

Source: New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: From the New York Public Library

Location(s): Nancy, France

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Categories: Anatomy Medical Education

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

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