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Liverpool Port Sanitary Authority rat-catchers dipping rats in buckets of petrol to kill fleas for plague control. Liverpool, England. Photograph, 1900/1920.

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1900-1920
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567141i
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1900-1920

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1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 15.4 x 20.4 cm

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Dippping caught rats in petrol to kill the fleas before being sent to the Bacteriologist for examination for plague infection. Liverpool Port Sanitary Authority

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Wellcome Library no. 567141i

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