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A group of plague staff preparing to do some white washing, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
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Culture
English
Title
A group of plague staff preparing to do some white washing, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
Work Type
Albumen prints.
Material
photoprint, albumen ;
Measurements
sheet 21.7 x 29 cm
Description
1 photograph :
The workers carry pails of white paint on wooden poles. Sign posts with the names of different camps are leaning against the building behind them 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
Lyari plague staff and white washing party
ID Number
Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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File Properties
File Name
V0029268.jpg
SSID
24862936

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