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[Plague victim in bed pointing out to three physicians the swell or boil under his armpit]

[Plague victim in bed pointing out to three physicians the swell or bo...

Illus. and text in: Pestbuch : Hieronymus Brunschwig. [Strassburg] : J. Gruninger, 1500. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 138.

[Title page of The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague]

[Title page of The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progr...

Title page in: The dreadful visitation in a short account of the progress and effects of the plague / Daniel Defoe. Philadelphia : Printed by Henry Miller, 1767. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard... More

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to take away the plague of cholera

Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to t...

Photograph shows sculpture of woman sitting with sickly child and elderly man leaning against her. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer ... More

To Andrew Johnson, Vice-President of the United States of America [regarding cattle plague] Albany 1865.

To Andrew Johnson, Vice-President of the United States of America [reg...

On verso: Dup. From Andrew Johnson Collection. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 12... More

[Eyam Plague Cottages, Derbyshire, England]

[Eyam Plague Cottages, Derbyshire, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10858". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... More

The modern plague / Dalrymple.

The modern plague / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam sitting in a hammock, holding a fan, beset upon by swarms of locust-like pests streaming from a "Law School", "Medical College", and a "Theological Institute", each carrying a diploma. Tit... More

"Plague take it! Why doesn't it stay down when I hit it?" / K.

"Plague take it! Why doesn't it stay down when I hit it?" / K.

Illustration shows President Taft standing behind a chair on which a diminutive George W. Wickersham is standing and using a stick labeled "Sherman Law" to beat a toy labeled "Monopoly" that is on a table and s... More

The terrible plague of locusts in Palestine, March-June 1915. The same tree after the visit of locusts

The terrible plague of locusts in Palestine, March-June 1915. The same...

Photo shows tree depicted in another Matson negative (LC-M32-1422) after being eaten by locusts. (Source: researchers T. Bolen and T. Powers, 2009)

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