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Microscopic section of human lung from phosgene shell poisoning: death at 19th hour after gassing, c.1917

 Microscopic section of human lung from phosgene shell poisoning: death at 19th hour after gassing, c.1917

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The Royal Pavilion, 1914-15

In order to accommodate the massive numbers of casualties in World War I, numerous buildings were requisitioned as military hospitals, including mansion houses and casinos. One of the most elaborate hospitals was the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, which opened its doors to hundreds of wounded Indian troops returning from the battlefields in France.

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The figure of a woman representing the map of Scotland - 1794

 Robert Dighton's 'The figure of a woman representing the map of Scotland - 1794'

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Chalmers hospital, Banff, Scotland. Wood engraving by W.E. Hodgkin, 1862 after W.G. Smith after W.L. Moffatt.
Founded by a merchant of Banff called Alexander Chalmers who died 11 August 1835. Chalmers left the whole of his estate to be applied, upon the death ...

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View of the interior of a ward off the Bellahouston theatre, Royal Glasgow Infirmary

 A ward off the Bellahouston theatre Royal Glasgow Infirmary 

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Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland: interior of the Lister
 Royal Infirmary Glasgow - view of part of the original Lister Ward. Whyte & Sons 20 Union St. Glasgow. - 1928       
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Slum housing in Garngad, photographed in 1925
 Slum housing in Garngad, photographed in 1925. A heavy cloud of polluted air hangs over the area, produced by the many heavy industrial works in...

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Historical vaccine development and introduction of vaccines in the UK
Timeline published by the British Government on the 11 August 2015 to show historical vaccine development and introduction of vaccines in the UK. &nb...

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Ivory points for Vaccination.
Ivory points were used to give smallpox vaccinations by rubbing, scratching or inserting the vaccine into the skin, using a lancet. These points were ...

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Camoquin
  ‘Camoquin’ is a brand name for an anti-malaria drug called Amodiaquine. The label on the bottle claims that this drug can prevent ...

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Seron (Rawhide Bag)
Known as a seron in its native Peru, South America, this rawhide bag was used to store and carry cinchona bark. For centuries, local people had chewed...

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Anti-malarial pills
These anti-malarial pills were used by travellers or people living in areas where malaria was common. The pills contain quinine, a bitter tasting part...

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 Edward Jenner, vaccinating his young child,
 Edward Jenner, vaccinating his young child, held by Mrs Jenner; a maid rolls up her sleeve, a man stands outside holding a cow. Coloured engravi...

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Watercolour drawings of the left arm showing smallpox inoculation
Watercolour drawings of the left arm showing smallpox inoculation (variolation) on verso and cowpox inoculation (vaccination) on recto. 14th day small...

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Broad Street Pump
Broad Street (latterly Broadwick Street), Soho, with a white silhouette replica of the Broad Street pump identifed by John Snow as a source of chole...

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Children drinking and washing in a muddy river in Tanzania
Photograph showing children drinking and washing in a muddy river at the Masai village of Rosalin in the Hai District of Tanzania. 2006 Credit: Wellc...

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NHS centre 2007
An NHS Walk-in Centre in Soho, London in 2007. Credit: Wellcome Library, London Wellcome Images N0032683
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Pneumoconiosois X-ray
X-ray of slate pneumoconiosis sufferer's lungs. Taken in 1931. Credit: Wellcome Library, London Wellcome Images L0029726
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Industrial Health Education Poster
A boy being introduced to safe industrial practices by an older man wearing a cloth cap. This poster was issued jointly by the National Safety First A...

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Industrial Injuries Poster
The hand of a factory worker clutching his foot because he has knocked it against a heavy cogwheel lying on the ground. Credit: Wellcome Library, Lon...

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Industrial Injuries Poster
A man with an injured back after lifting a crate of heavy metal bolts; with diagrams of the approved and disapproved methods of lifting. Credit: Well...

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Malaria Education Unit, Ghana
Healthcare workers giving a lecture on mosquitoes and malaria at Ho, a town in Southeast Ghana. Mid 20th century Credit: Wellcome Library London Wel...

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Malaria Control Unit in Bengal, 20th century
District Office of the Medical Officer of the Malaria Control Unit located in a heath centre at Hoogly, in the state of West Bengal, India. Credit: W...

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Advertisement for Industrial Diseases Remedies
A confrontation between two figures, representing industrial diseases being challenged by health gained from use of Morris Evans' remedies. Credit: W...

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Indian 'Bheestie'
In the 18th and 19th centuries a 'Bheestie' was an Indian official who worked to 'supply water and drainage for garrisons and towns.' Credit: Wellco...

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1960s clinic in Nigeria
An outdoor clinic, probably in Nigeria. Showing patients being treated by missionary Dr Stanley Brown. Dr Brown conducted research on leprosy and carr...

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Anti-cholera innoculation, Calcutta, 1898
Photograph showing Waldemar Mordecai Wolffe Haffkine (1860-1930), Bacteriologist with the Government of India, inoculating a community against cholera...

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Indian Cholera Warning 1831
Broadsheet warning about Indian cholera symptons and recommending remedies, issued in Clerkenwell, London, by Thos. Key and Geo. Tindall: Church warde...

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Cholera Prevention Costume
A figure dressed in a cholera safety suit. Coloured etching. English, after a German or French original of 1832. Credit: Wellcome Library, London ...

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Cholera Medicine Chest post-1849
English medicine chest, for cholera, after 1849. Credit: Science Museum, London Wellcome Images: L0057224  
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Corpse Lifted from Wagon During 1832 Cholera Outbreak
A corpse is lifted from the back of a wagon during the 1832 cholera epidemic. Coloured lithograph, c. 1832. Credit: Wellcome Library, London Wellcom...

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Glasgow Royal Infirmary 2
Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 3/4 front Credit: Wellcome Library, London Wellcome Images: M0006527  
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Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Demolition of New Surgical Hospital of 1861, Glasgow Credit: Wellcome Library, London Wellcome Images: M0006520  
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Cholera Poster 1832
A 'Cholera patient': caricature of a cholera patient experimenting with remedies (Robert Cruickshank's random shots no. 2) Credit: Wellcome Library, ...

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Health Lithograph 1832
A group of doctors parade a dummy with a skeleton's head representing cholera: a group of people run screaming from it. Coloured lithograph by H. He...

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Cholera Costume 1832
A woman extravagantly equipped to deal with the cholera epidemic of 1832; satirizing the abundance of dubious advice on how to combat cholera, 1832 ...

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