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Russian cart for anti-plague work, 1921



In the background is Harbin Hospital. This photograph shows a Russian cart used in Harbin for anti-plague work. A driver and another person are sitting on the cart while a third person is leaning against the cart. All three are wearing face masks. This photograph was taken in 1921, during the second epidemic of pneumonic plague in North Manchuria and East Manchuria. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Wu Lien-teh, 1921

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