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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
Last gasp, The, or Toadstools mistaken for mushrooms
Name/Creator
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Last gasp, The, or Toadstools mistaken for mushrooms
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.L07.04
Creation Date
1813
Description
42 x 28 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
patients ;  doctors ;  caricatures ;  illness ;  poisoning

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: "Rowlandson Del. by Tho's Tegg No. 111 Cheapside. Price One Shilling Coloured"


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