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  • Victims of pneumonic plague thrown out of their houses, Dalainor, 1921

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    This photograph shows a victim of the pneumonic plague who had been thrown out of his house in Dalainor. This happened during the plague in China in 1921. The shadows of a few men can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dead everywhere, Dalainor, 1921

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    The dead were everywhere in Dalainor, 1921. This photograph shows three dead bodies in an open area. These are victims of the pneumonic plague in China in 1921. A pile of clothes is near the bodies. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bringing corpses to the cremation ground, 1921

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    This photograph shows workers at a cremation ground in China during the pneumonic plague in 1921. The corpses were those of victims of the plague and had been brought to the ground by horse carts. Snow can be seen on the ground. Title devised by Library staff.