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Disinfecting sufferers of the plague in wooden tubs, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.

Date
1897

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Description

Karachi is a port in the province of Sind (subsequently in Pakistan) It was placed in quarantine in 1882, during the outbreak of bubonic plague which spread from Bombay. The Plague Committee consisted mostly of volunteers, who were organised into parties and were responsible for the segregation and inoculation of various districts

Publication/Creation

1897

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 15 x 20.5 cm

Lettering

Disinfecting Trans-Lyari

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30063i

Lettering note

The lettering is printed on the mount

Creator/production credits

Photograph probably by Jalbhoy, R.

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  • English



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