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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
Cure for a fever
VIA ID
Digital Object
Cure for a fever
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 122
Creation Date
ca. 1835
Description
28 x 23 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

lithographs
Materials Type
lithography
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  sick persons ;  water ;  barrels (containers)

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Domestic Medicine

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: Cure for a fever. Sit in the water but and let the spout run on your head till you feel better. O. Hodgson 111 Fleet Street.


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