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A celebratory dance for discharged patients, during the bubonic plague outbreak in Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
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Title
A celebratory dance for discharged patients, during the bubonic plague outbreak in Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
Work Type
Albumen prints.
Material
photoprint, albumen ;
Measurements
sheet 21.1 x 28.4 cm
Description
1 photograph :
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
Mekrani dance at the discharge of patients
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Source
Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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V0029283.jpg
SSID
24862952

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