April 30, 2009
Images from the History of Medicine
Wonderful resource from the National Library of Medicine:
The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.
The records from the Images from the History of Medicine database are also searchable in LocatorPlus."
The database is searchable and there are pre-defined collections based around authors, topics, media type, or geographic location. As an example, here's a map showing the routes of transmission for the 1832 cholera epidemic:
Posted by sehanley at April 30, 2009 10:30 AM