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EventsThis photograph shows two non-Chinese men posing with a horse cart during a collection of the dead during the cholera epidemic in Harbin in 1919. Both men with hats are in Western clothing. Other men can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
Politics and Government · EventsThere were hundreds of reported cases of cholera daily. Unlike pneumonic plague, greater emphasis was laid on the actual sufferer rather than the contact. This photograph shows a medical worker attending to a cholera patient on the ground. This was taken in the outdoors. Title devised by Library staff.