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

Date posted: October 1, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Yellow Jack Monster

Categories: Epidemics Health and Politics Public Health

Title:  The Gold Coast, Queensland: A Yellow Fever Isolation Camp

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: 1870–1900

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: The Gold Coast, Queensland: a yellow fever isolation camp: rows of tents with palm trees to one side. Photograph 1870/1900. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

References: Krista Maglen, “A World Apart: Geography, Australian Quarantine, and the Mother Country,” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 60 no. 2 (04.2005): 196–217.

Location(s): Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  Episode de la fièvre jaune (A Girl Suffering from Yellow Fever)

Artist/Maker: Unidentified Artist

Date: ca. 1830s

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: A girl suffering from yellow fever. Watercolour. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark. 

References: Kathryn Olivarius, “Immunity, Capital, and Power in Antebellum New Orleans,” American Historical Review (April 2019): 424–55.

Location(s): Unknown

Date posted: October 1, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on A Girl Suffering from Yellow Fever

Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

Title:  Observations sur la fièvre jaune, faites à Cadix, en 1819 (Observations on Yellow Fever Made at Cádiz in 1819)

Artist/Maker: Étienne Pariset and André Mazet

Date: 1820

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Observations sur la fièvre jaune, faites à Cadix, en 1819 / par MM. Pariset et Mazet … et rédigées par M. Pariset. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark.

References: Kathryn Olivarius, “Immunity, Capital, and Power in Antebellum New Orleans,” American Historical Review (April 2019): 424–55.

Location(s): Cádiz, Spain

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Categories: Epidemics Public Health Quarantine and Contagion

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

Date posted: January 29, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Bananas that may harbour mosquitos…

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

 

Date posted: January 29, 2021 | Author: | Comments Off on Title page of History of the yellow fever in New Orleans…

Categories: Epidemics Nurses and Physicians Tropical Medicine

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