Cholera Epidemics
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Cartoons
"The Alderman and the Apothecary," 1848.

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Illustration from Punch (1852). Source: Stephen J. Lee: Aspects of British Political History, 1815-1914. Routledge, London/New York 1994, ISBN 0-415-09007-5, Fig. 24.

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Cartoon depicting garbage and slime covered bather entreating a young boy to join him in the polluted waters of the Thames River re sanitation and personal hygiene problems of the era.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date taken: June 1859

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"One Warning More," Punch, August 15, 1885.

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Disinfection and Fumigation
A cholera fumigating box, 1884.

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Disinfection of boots.

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Linen being left with custom officers for disinfection.

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Egypt
Cholera epidemic, Egypt. "The cause of cholera in Egypt, 1883."

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Cholera epidemic, Cairo, Egypt, 1883.

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Cholera epidemic, Egypt.

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Burning sulphur and tar as disinfectants - Cholera epidemic, Egypt.

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Cholera epidemic, Egypt. "How cholera is spread in Egypt."

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In quarantine at Marseilles - Cholera epidemic, Egypt.

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Cholera epidemic, Egypt. "Its source and cause."

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England
Encampment of inhabitants at Fort Mellon in Cornwall, 1849 - Cholera epidemic, England.

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Illustration of burning while taking Cholera precautions at the Sailors' Hospital, near Gravesend.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date taken: 1892

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Inspection of a ship's crew - Cholera epidemic, England.

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Cholera epidemic, England (bottom illustration).

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France
Fires lit to destroy the pestilence - Cholera epidemic, France, 1865.

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Cholera epidemic, France, 1884.

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Fumigation of passengers - Cholera epidemic, France, 1884.

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Fumigation of passengers - Cholera epidemic, France, 1884.

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Disinfection of baggage - Cholera epidemic, France, 1884.

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French naval establishment - Cholera epidemic, France, 1884.

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Cholera epidemic, Toulon, France, 1884.

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Cholera quarantine at Marseilles, 1884 - Cholera epidemic, France.

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Cholera epidemic, France.

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Quarantine precautions - Cholera epidemic, France.

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Death carts - Cholera epidemic, France.

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Hospital - Cholera epidemic, France.

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Germany
Funeral - Cholera epidemic, Germany, 1892.

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Funeral - Cholera epidemic, Germany, 1892.

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Orphans registering their names - Cholera epidemic, Germany, 1892.

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Distributing pure water - Cholera epidemic, Hamburg, Germany, 1892.

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Digging graves - Cholera epidemic, Hamburg, Germany, 1892.

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Cholera epidemic, Hamburg, Germany.

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Hamburg-American liners in the Elbe - Cholera epidemic, Germany.

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Cholera epidemic, Germany.

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Fumigation - Cholera epidemic, Hamburg, Germany.

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Gibraltar
Bargaining for poultry across a cordon - Cholera epidemic, Gibraltar, 1884.

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India
Cholera in India - Bombay hospital scene, 1898.

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Cholera in India - Bombay funeral.

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Innoculation - Cholera epidemic, India.

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Cholera in India - exodus from Bombay.

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Mass Migration, India.
Moslem refugee cholera patients in filthy condition at Infectious Disease Hospital upon their arrival after their long march fr. Delhi, India.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Mass Migration, India.
Moslem refugee cholera patient w. child, getting intravenous glucose solution in the infusion room at Infectious Disease Hospital.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Mass Migration, India.
Emaciated Sikh child suffering fr. cholera as it lies in filthy condition at Infectious Disease Hospital.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Mass Migration, India.
Moslem refugee cholera patients in filthy condition at Infectious Disease Hospital upon their arrival after their long march fr. Delhi, India.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Mass Migration, India.
Moslem refugee cholera patients in filthy condition at Infectious Disease Hospital upon their arrival after their long march fr. Delhi, India.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Mass Migration, India.
Moslem refugee cholera patient breast-feeding her baby at Infectious Disease Hospital.
Location: Kasur, West Punjab, Pakistan.
Date taken: October 1947.
Photograher: Margaret Bourke-White.

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Appears to be street fumigation.

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Italy
Quarantine examination - Cholera epidemic, Italy, 1883.

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Naples, 1884 - Cholera epidemic, Italy.

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Naples, 1884 - Cholera epidemic, Italy.

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Quarantine at Bardonnechia - Cholera epidemic, Italy, 1884.

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Religious procession, Naples - Cholera epidemic, Italy, 1884.

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Naples, 1884 - Cholera epidemic, Italy.

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Russia
Floating hospital being used to treat cholera patients at Nijni Novogrod on the Volga River, Russia, 1892.

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Floating hospital, 1892 - Cholera epidemic, Russia.

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St. Petersburg - combating cholera with amulets and hot tea - Cholera epidemic, Russia.

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Troubles at Astrakan - Cholera epidemic, Russia.

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Spain
Disinfecting with fire on the streets of Granada - Cholera epidemic, Spain.

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