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  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh at the height of the cholera epidemic, Harbin, August 1919

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    The period coincided with the driest time of summer when there was the largest number of flies around. This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing among plants in the ourdoors. There is a Red Cross logo on the left sleeve of his white gown. This was taken...
  • Collecting the dead during cholera epidemic, Harbin, 1919

    This photograph shows two men, both with hats, standing behind some coffins placed on the ground. This was taken during a collection of the dead during the cholera epidemic in Harbin in 1919. Title devised by Library staff.