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A segregation camp during bubonic plague outbreak, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.

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1897

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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

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Mekrani camp

Publication/Creation

1897

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1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 15 x 20.4 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 30066i

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Photograph probably by Jalbhoy, R.

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  • English


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