Tag: medicine


A satirical cartoon showing a doctor innoculating patients.

Smallpox and Temple Newsam

Discover the history of smallpox in this blog from Josh Turner, including how one unlucky Viscount of Temple Newsam contracted it in the 1700s.
Miss Alicia Walton

Alicia Walton and the Role of the 19th Century Superintendent of Nurses

While looking for objects associated with Leeds General Infirmary, Rebecca Fallas was drawn to a picture of this kindly looking but clearly formidable woman.