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: Draft Bill-head of a pharmacist selling a remedy for Yellow Fever

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1805

Source: The British Museum

Copyright/Permissions: © Trustees of the British Museum. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Location(s): London, England

 

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Categories: Advertisements Tropical Medicine

Title: Title page of A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications

Artist/Maker: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen

Date: 1794

Source: The National Library of Medicine

Copyright/Permissions: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. A narrative of the proceedings of the black people, during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a refutation of some censures, thrown upon them in some late publications. Philadelphia: Printed for the authors, by William W. Woodward, at Franklin’s Head, no. 41, Chesnut-Street, 1794. Public Domain

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Community Health 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. Schwartz

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: Title page of History of the yellow fever in New Orleans, during the summer of 1853: with sketches of the scenes of horror which occurred during the epidemic

Artist/Maker: A Physician of New Orleans

Date: 1854

Source: U.S National Library of Medicine-National Institutes of Health

Copyright/Permissions: A Physician of New Orleans. History of the yellow fever in New Orleans, during the summer of 1853: with sketches of the scenes of horror which occurred during the epidemic. Philadelphia: Kenworthy, 1854.

Location(s): New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Nurses and Physicians Tropical Medicine

Title: Howard physician on his rounds in Memphis

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1873

Source: Tennessee State Library and Archives

Copyright/Permissions: Howard physician on his rounds in Memphis. Library Photograph Collection. Tennessee State Library and Archives. No copyright

Location(s): Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Nurses and Physicians Tropical Medicine

Title: Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787

Artist/Maker:

Date: 1910

Source: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library

Copyright/Permissions: “Bethel A.M.E. Church, the first Colored Methodist Church in Philadelphia, established in 1787.” New York Public Library Digital Collections.

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Hospital Care Public Health Scientific Racism Spirituality and Religion Tropical Medicine

Title: Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia

Artist/Maker: Cornelius Tiebout

Date: 1793

Source: Library of Congress

Copyright/Permissions: Cornelius Tiebout, engraver, and Jacob Hoffman. Bush-Hill, the seat of William Hamilton Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. Philada. ; Tiebout sct. Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1793. Photograph. Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections

References: Hogarth, Rana A. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Location(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 

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Categories: Epidemics Hospital Care Public Health Scientific Racism Tropical Medicine

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

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