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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
Cowpox tragedy, The: Scene the last.
Name/Creator
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, English, artist
VIA ID
Digital Object
Cowpox tragedy, The: Scene the last.
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; SA.L03.06
Creation Date
1812
Description
27.5 x 42 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
watercolor on paper
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  funeral processions ;  cows ;  diseases

Note
Production: "Pub. by M. Jones 5 Newgate St. Scourge G. Cruikshank Sculpt."

Subject: Cowpox, vaccination

Inscription: Banner at top of image: Dedicated to the Associated Jennerain Cow Poxers of Gloster


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