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A group of officials making a visit to a house in Bombay, suspected of holding people with plague. Photograph, 1896.

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1896
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37113i
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1896

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen, gold toned ; sheet 20 x 26 cm

Lettering

No. 11 - House to house visitation by Justices of Peace with a military escort and ambulalnce, in the native part of Bombay, much opposition was at first shown to this work but eventually the alarm of the people subsided. ...

Lettering note

Lettering printed onto small separate sheet and attached to mount, and continues: "Plague cases continued however to be concealed till the end of the epidemic - April 1897"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37113i

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