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  • Notice of plague in Russian

    This photograph shows an announcement in Russian. It was probably issued during the plague outbreak in Manchuria during the period 1910-1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Manchurian plague epidemic, 1911

    Events · Transportation
    Carts used for removal of the sick and the dead. This photograph shows a man being transported on a horse cart during the Manchurian plague epidemic in 1911. The six men, four of whom are in military uniform, near the cart are all wearing face masks. Title devised by Library...
  • Quarantine hospital, Northeastern China

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows the exterior of a quarantine hospital in Northeastern China, or Manchuria. It is a brick building with many windows. A person in white is standing at the door on the right. A carriage is parked out side the clinic. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Isolation wards set up for plague suspects, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    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...