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India: a laboratory in which dead rats are being examined as part of a plague-prevention programme. Watercolour, by E. Schwarz, 1915/1935 (?).
- Schwarz-Lenoir, Ernest
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1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 12.5 x 18.9 cm
Examination of the dead rats at the laboratory. A very unsavoury process but a very valuable index of the state of plague. [J.A.] Turner and [B.K.] Goldsmith, Sanitation in India
One of eight watercolours showing the process of plague-preventative rat-catching in India, as described in J.A. Turner, Sanitation in India (see 510 note below)
J.A. Turner, Sanitation in India, with contributions by B.K. Goldsmith [et al.], The Times of India, Bombay, 1914
Wellcome Library no. 566955i