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Miraflores, the Panama Canal Zone: a West Indian man sprays larvicide into a ditch as part of a mosquito control programme implemented during the construction of the Panama Canal. Photograph, 1910.

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1910
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Description

The American Government funded the renovation of roads and buildings and general sanitary works in Panama while the Panama Canal was under construction

Publication/Creation

1910

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 20.4 x 15.3 cm

Lettering

Application of larvicide (mosquito oil) by use of knapsack sprayer. Miraflores, Canal Zone, June 1910

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 565938i

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