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Female patient recovering from bubonic plague, during the ou

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A female adult convalescent patient at the discharge hospital Photograph probably by R. Jalbhoy The lettering is printed on the mount The chalk board sign in the foreground reads: "Plague Party - Karachi" Karachi is a port in the province of Sind (now [1996] 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 Contained in an album of photographs which show the work of the Karachi Plague Committee in 1897

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A convalescent patient at the discharge hospital

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