Title: J. Marion Sims: Gynecologic Surgeon, from “The History of Medicine”

Artist/Maker: Robert Thom

Date: ca. 1952

Source: University of Michigan Museum of Art

Copyright/Permissions: Courtesy of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, UMHS.30

Location(s): Montgomery, Alabama, USA

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Categories: Experimentation Gender and Sex Gynecology Slavery and Medical Knowledge

Title: A medical missionary attending to a sick African

Artist/Maker: Harold Copping

Date: 1916

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A medical missionary attending to a sick African. Oil painting by Harold Copping, 1916. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Spirituality and Religion

Title: Sir Ronald Ross, C.S. Sherrington, and R.W. Boyce in a laboratory at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Artist/Maker: W.T. Maud

Date: 1899

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Sir Ronald Ross, C.S. Sherrington, and R.W. Boyce in a laboratory at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Gouache by W.T. Maud, 1899. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Liverpool, England

 

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Categories: Medical Education Tropical Medicine

Title: Bananas that may harbour mosquitos carrying the yellow fever virus, being loaded onto a ship in the West Indies (?)

Artist/Maker: E. Schwarz

Date: 1920-1950

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Bananas that may harbour mosquitos carrying the yellow fever virus, being loaded onto a ship in the West Indies (?). Watercolour by E. Schwarz, 1920/1950 (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): West Indies

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Categories: Tropical Medicine

Title: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”)

Artist/Maker: Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick

Date: 1811

Source: Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

Copyright/Permissions: Elizabeth Freeman (“Mumbet”). Miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick, 1811. Portrait: 7.5 cm x 5.5 cm; in gilded wood frame (visible in large digital image): 13 cm x 9.7 cm. Artwork 03.147. Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Location(s): Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

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Categories: Enslaved Medicine and Healers

Title: A medical officer examining a ship’s crew for bubonic plague on arrival in the Thames

Artist/Maker: F. de Haanen, after C.E. Eldred.

Date: 1905

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A medical officer examining a ship’s crew for bubonic plague on arrival in the Thames. Watercolour drawing by F. de Haenen, 1905, after C.E. Eldred. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): England

 

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Categories: Epidemics Quarantine and Contagion

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