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  • Displays inside the new Harbin Hospital

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a display in a room in the new Harbin Hospital. Items displayed include a transfusion stand, protective gowns worn by medical personnel, medical apparatus and a book. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Liu and Chang, the two brave herbalists who stayed on at the plague hospital for three months and treated 2,000 patients, 1911

    Personalities · Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows Liu and Chang, two brave herbalists who stayed on at the plague hospital for three months and treated 2,000 patients in 1911. In this photograph they are with a medical personnel who is dressed in protective clothing covering all parts of his body except for the upper...
  • Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokio

    Politics and Government
    This is a group photograph of some attendees of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. The ten men are standing in the outdoors in two rows. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Isolation wagon, Changchun, 1921

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a group of Russian and Chinese men. They are standing outside a train wagon that was used for isolating plague suspects in Changchun, China, in 1921. Three of the men are wearing helmets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Attendees of Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo, sitting on tatami mat

    Politics and Government
    Photo taken during Dr. Wu Lien-teh attending Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo. This is a group photograph of some attendees of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. The men are sitting...
  • House for use as isolation hospital

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a single-storey house enclosed by a wooden fence. It is used as an isolation hospital. Trees line one side of the fence in the enclosure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian and Chinese colleagues standing in front of a train

    Politics and Government · Economy
    This photograph shows four Russian and Chinese colleagues of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing in front of a train. They are two Chinese and two Russians. Dr. Wu worked with them while he was fighting plagues in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Venue of Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    Photo taken during Dr. Wu Lien-teh attending Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo. This photograph shows part of the interior of the venue of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. This is...
  • Attendees of Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo

    Politics and Government
    This is a group photograph of some attendees of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. The ten men are standing near a car. A driver can be seen in the car. Another man can be seen in the background...
  • Improvised ambulances used in the 1910-11 epidemic

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Events
    The one on the right was for the sick and the one on the left was for contacts. This photograph shows two improvised ambulances used in the 1910-11 plague in Harbin. These wagons are pulled by horses. The one for the sick is covered while that for contacts is unsheltered....
  • Mukden Siaoho Yuan, site for International Plague Conference, April, 1911

    Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows a staff member standing next to a row of eight standing display boards at Mukden Siaho Yuan, the site of the International Plague Conference in April 1911. The staff member is in protective clothing covering all parts of his body except for two holes for his eyes....
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh and attendee of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM), Tokyo, 1925

    Politics and Government · Personalities
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh (left) with an attendee of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. Standing in the outdoors with their arms linked both men pose for the camera. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Male patient lying on bed with drip

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a male patient lying on a hospital bed with drip. He is partially covered by a blanket. The next bed is placed close to his bed. This was taken in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Official delegates from 11 nations who attended the International Plague Conference Mukden, April 1911

    Politics and Government · Personalities · Events
    Chairman, Dr. Wu Lien-teh (fourth from right), and Vice-Chairman, Professor S Kitasato. This photograph shows delegates of the International Plague Conference. This photograph was taken during the official opening of the conference which was held at Mukden in April 1911. Both Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, and Professor Kitasato Shibasaburō,...
  • Men on duty around isolation wagons, Harbin, 1921

    Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows 14 men on duty around isolation wagons in Harbin in 1921. The men are fully covered in protective clothing with face masks. In the foreground are four men carrying an empty stretcher. A man in military uniform is standing behind the stretcher. A row of nine men...
  • Inside the New Harbin Hospital : hospital ward

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This photograph is shows an interior view of a hospital ward in Harbin Hospital. Rows of beds are placed against the walls, each with a blanket neatly folded. A white table and some chairs are placed in the aisle between the beds. A nurse is standing by one of the...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh at dinner with Harbin staff, 1921

    Personalities · Politics and Government
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, extreme right. This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh at a dinner with his Harbin staff in 1921. Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, is facing the left. In all there are seven men and two women. They are seated at a round table. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Sansing Hospital staff, 1913

    Personalities · Politics and Government
    This is a group photograph of eight male staff members of Sansing Hospital. A Red Cross badge is affixed to the left sleeve of the shirt of each of the six standing men. Seated on the left is Medical Officer, Dr. Tang Tsung-nien. This was taken at the entrance to...
  • Medical officers in plague times, Harbin, 1911

    Politics and Government · Events
    This photograph shows two medical officers in Harbin during plague times. Both are in protective gowns that fully cover their bodies except their hands. The upper part of the face of the man on the left is exposed while the lower half is covered by a mask. The officer on...
  • Isolation wagon and horse cart

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a horse cart parked near a stationery train. A Russian man is standing on the cart and another is at an opening in a train wagon. The train wagons are marked with "X"s and are used to isolate plague victims in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cholera times, Harbin, 1919

    Politics and Government · Events
    There 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.
  • Attendees of Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    Photo taken during Dr. Wu Lien-teh attending Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo. This photograph shows some attendees of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. The nine men are standing outside a...
  • Conference of the Chinese Medical Association

    Personalities · Politics and Government
    This is a group photograph of some of the participants of the Conference of the Chinese Medical Association. Participants includes Asians and Westerners. Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, is in the first row, fifth from the right. This was taken outside a building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Attendees of Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo, on board

    Politics and Government
    Photo taken during Dr. Wu Lien-teh attending Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) 1925, Tokyo. This is a group photograph of some attendees of the Great Medical Conference of Far Eastern Association of Tropical Medicine (FEATM) held in Tokyo in 1925. The 11 men are...