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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
Touch of the Spasm's
Name/Creator
Bromley, James, 1801-1838, printer
Liverseege, Henry, 1803-1832, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Touch of the Spasm's
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.M01.04
Creation Date
1833
Description
36 x 27.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

mezzotints
Materials Type
mezzotint
Subject
caricatures

Category
Public Health, 1800-1899

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: "To John S. Heron Esqre. Manchester. This print from the original picture in his collection is respectfully dedicated by the publisher"


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