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Isolation wards set up for plague suspects, 1911



Manchurian plague epidemic, plague hospital, 2 medical staff wearing face masks. This photograph shows the entrance to the isolation wards set up for plague suspects in Manchuria in 1911. One of the medical staff is in protective clothing that covers his head while the other is in traditional Chinese costume. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Wu Lien-teh, 1911

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