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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
Actualités, 68
VIA ID
Digital Object
Actualités, 68
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Creation Date
1853
Description
36 x 25 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

lithographs
Materials Type
lithography
Subject
doctors ;  caricatures ;  potatoes ;  women ;  patients

Category
Medical Education and Practice

Domestic Medicine

Note
General note: Extracted from the magazine Le Charivari.

Inscription: On recto of image: Le docteur._ Ah! ... si vous avez mangé du raisin, tout s'explique: vous avez alors la maladie des pommes de terre dont le remède est encore inconnu ... tranquillisez-vous! ; Maison Martinet, r. Vivienne 41 et 11r du Coq. Impr. Trinocq Cour des Miracles, 9. Paris.


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