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Liverpool Port Sanitary Authority rat-catchers dressed in protective clothing with traps and equipment, Liverpool, England. Photograph, 1900/1920.

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1900-1920
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567136i
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1900-1920

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1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 15.8 x 20.7 cm

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Rat-catchers and rat-searchers suitably dressed and equipped for searching ships and warehouses for evidences of live rats and rats dead from plague infection. The following are shown: overalls, leggings, gloves, lamps (electric), forceps, bags for rats, rat-traps. Liverpool Port Sanitary Authority

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Wellcome Library no. 567136i

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