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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
I say doctor, can you tell me vy my vife should have a little one and ve've only been married six months! Oh yes, it often happens with the first but never afterwards.
VIA ID
Digital Object
I say doctor, can you tell me vy my vife should have a little one and ve've only been married six months!  Oh yes, it often happens with the first but never afterwards.
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 92
Creation Date
1836
Description
22 x 14.5 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

engravings
Materials Type
wood engraving (process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  doctors ;  husband and wife ;  childbirth ;  pregnancy

Category
Domestic Medicine

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: (top) Sketches by Heath, No. 6, Vol. (bottom) Printed and Pub'd. by R. Carlil…, 137 Fleet Str. London Sept. 1 1836.


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