Title: Recipe for Corns

Artist/Maker: George Cruikshank

Date: March 31, 1819

Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: George Cruikshank, Recipe for Corns, 1819. Etching, colored. London: Published by G. Humphrey. 27 St James’s Street. March 31, 1819.

Location(s): 27 St. James’s Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Natural Medicine

Title: Phrenological illustrations, or the Science practically developed

Artist/Maker:

Date: May 15, 1824

Source: Science Museum, London

Copyright/Permissions: Phrenological illustrations, or the Science practically developed / Marks fect. – London. Credit: Science Museum, London. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 41 Piccadilly, London, England

 

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Categories: Taxonomies War and Military

Title: The Torrid Zone, or, Blessings of Jamaica (A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever)

Artist/Maker: Abraham James

Date: October 1, 1800

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A parody astrological diagram showing opposing aspects of the life of settlers in Jamaica: langorous noons and the hells of yellow fever. Coloured aquatint after A.James, 1800.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): Jamaica; 50 Oxford Street, London, England

 

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Categories: Tropical Medicine

Title: John Bull defending Britain against the invasion of cholera; comparing the Reform Bill to the cholera epidemic

Artist/Maker:

Date: ca. 1832

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: John Bull defending Britain against the invasion of cholera; comparing the Reform Bill to the cholera epidemic. Coloured lithograph, c. 1832. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): England

 

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Categories: Epidemics Health and Politics Quarantine and Contagion

Title: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered

Artist/Maker: attributed to William Heath

Date: November 15, 1810

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered. Coloured etching attributed to W. Heath, 1810. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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