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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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Extraordinary effects of Morrisons Vegetable Pills!
Grant, Charles Jameson, fl. 1830-1852, English, lithographer
Digital Object
Extraordinary effects of Morrisons Vegetable Pills!
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.L04.09
Creation Date
27 x 23.5 cm.
still image

Materials Type
wounds and injuries ;  tramps ;  patent medicines ;  caricatures ;  amputees

Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Inscription: "Vy Snook is that you! Vell if I arnt completely struck! Vy ven did you change you vooden legs for cork'uns!" "Cork ones! now do they look like a pair of cork ones! No old boy they are real flesh and blood, and ten times a better pair than wot I was born with, it'll only cost you a shilling my tulip and you'll have as good a pair of stumps as myself. Yesterday you must know I bought a box of Morrisons Universal Wegetable pills, for a swelling in my thighs, well, so I took 'em all afore I went to bed and when I awakes in the mornithe bottom of the bed!!!"

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