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Plague inhalation experiments in Harbin laboratory, 1921

This photograph shows two men in laboratory coats and face masks. Both are medical staff and they are also wearing gloves and facing one another. They are conducting an inhalation experiment on tarabagans which caused plagues in North Manchuria and East Manchuria in 1910-11 and 1920-21. This was taken in a Harbin laboratory in 1921. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Wu Lien-teh, 1921


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