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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Almechtiger barmherziger ewiger got
Name/Creator
Hamer, Wolfgang, d. 1516?, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1122888 
Location
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
[Nuremberg
Publisher
Wolfgang Hamer
Language
German
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. ; 25 cm. x 15 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Woodcuts-Germany-Nuremberg-1495.

print
Subject
Syphilis ;  Minas , Saint ;  Syphilis -- Early works to 1800 ;  GermanyNuremberg

Category
Broadsides

Syphilis, 1494-1923

Note
Title from first line of text.

Depicts St. Minas holding a staff and a sickle, with syphilitics and others praying to him; beneath the woodcut is an eight-line prayer.

According to Nagler, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon, Hamer worked in Nuremberg at the end of the 15th century.


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