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Tall Ships & Tropical Diseases: Global Medicine in Greenwich

Main image for app: The clipper Cutty Sark in full sail, photographed by Allan C. Green (1878-1954). State Library of Victoria; Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 1 – Tall Ships & Tropical Diseases – Introduction: Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, with ships and rowing boats in the foreground. Coloured engraving by T. Bowles, 1753. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013263): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons. 

Stop 1 – Greenwich and the Thames: Section of coloured wood engraving of London showing the Thames at Greenwich, 1845, after Frederick James Smyth. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0023698): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 2 – Deptford Creek: The title page of a 1620 edition of Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 2 – The Royal Dockyard at Deptford: Sir Francis Drake Revived, 1626. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 3 – Vikings in Greenwich: St Alphege of Canterbury is asked for advice, in Vincent of Beauvais, Le Miroir Historial, c. 1400-1410. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 4 – The lost palace of Placentia: An eighteenth-century drawing of the Palace of Placentia, based on earlier sources. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 5 – Anarchists and Spies: Martial Bourdin, engraved by an unknown artist. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 5 – The Secret Agent: Joseph Conrad, photographed by Charles George Beresford (1864-1938). Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 6 – The Royal Observatory: The Royal Observatory, Greenwich Hill, seen from below. Coloured aquatint after T. H. Shepherd, 1824. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013358): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons. 

Stop 6 – Finding the Longitude: The great equatorial telescope in the dome at Greenwich, Illustrated London News, undated. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0009426): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 7 – Blackheath Fair: Jack Cade’s rebellion in Shakespeare’s Henry IV. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 7 – Jack Cade’s Caverns: A ruined gateway, with weeds growing out of the top of the piers, labelled in a blind central window: ‘Greenwich Hospital’. Pen drawing with wash, undated. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013343): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons. 

Stop 8 – The Roman temple: Roman tombstone. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0013594): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 9 – Greenwich Fair and the real meridian: London, seen from Greenwich. Engraving, 1754. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013231): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 10 – The Queen’s House: The Queen's House seen from Greenwich Park, with people and animals in the foreground, and the Royal Naval Hospital in the distance. Coloured engraving, 1814, after Inigo Jones and Daniel Asher Alexander. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013325): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 10 – The ghost on the Tulip Staircase: The Tulip Staircase at the Queen’s House in Greenwich Park. Photograph by McGinnly at the English language Wikipedia. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 11 – The Trafalgar Tavern: Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, from a boat on the river, with fishermen in the foreground, viewed from down river. Wood engraving, undated. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013303): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 11 – Trinity Hospital: The Trinity Hospital, Greenwich, with the sails of a ship in the distance. Coloured engraving by Angus after Tomkins, 1801. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013162): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 12 – The Old Royal Naval College: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Universal Magazine, 1751. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0000234): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 13 – The Dreadnought Hospital: H.M.S. Dreadnought, a hospital ship, moored off Greenwich, with rowing boats nearby. Wood engraving, 1870. Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0001892): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 14 – The Cutty Sark: The Cutty Sark, waiting in Sydney Harbour for the new season’s wool. Photograph, by an unknown photographer, c. 1885-1894. National Maritime Museum: a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons.

 

Sensational Bodies: London's Golden Age of Anatomy

Main image for app: William Hogarth’s ‘The Reward of Cruelty’, from ‘The Four Stages of Cruelty’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0010169): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – ‘Sensational Bodies' – Introduction: William Sharp’s engraving of Sir Joshua Reynolds’ portrait of John Hunter, 1786. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0007491): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – Enlightenment: F. W. Bollinger’s late-eighteenth century engraving of Immanuel Kant. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0005737): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 2 – The Hunter brothers: William Hunter’s dissection of an abnormal human heart, from Medical Observations and Inquiries, 1781. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0006710): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 2 – Hunter on Leonardo: F. Bartolozzi’s engraving of Leonardo’s self-portrait, 1795. Wellcome Library London; Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons (Wellcome Images V0006057): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – Anatomy and the Public: William Hunter teaching at the Royal Academy of Arts, drawn by Elias Martin around 1770. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0028521): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – Rackstrow’s Museum: A Descriptive Catalogue of Rackstrow’s Museum, 1782. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0013924): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – Early modern surgery: An eighteenth-century engraving of tools used in cutting for the stone. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0016347): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – Samuel Pepys’ ‘Stone Feast’: A contemporary portrait of Samuel Pepys. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0004604): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 5 – Hot off the press: A plate from William Hunter’s The Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus, 1774. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0031990): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – Anatomy and medicine: ‘The Company of Undertakers’ – William Hogarth’s caricature of the Royal College of Physicians, 1736. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0011548): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – The Black Dog of Newgate: The inner court of Newgate Prison, from Walter Besant’s London in the Eighteenth Century, 1902. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0001330): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 7 – Surgeons in London’s history: The trade card of John Chasson, a maker of surgical instruments in London in the mid-eighteenth century. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0015854): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 8 – Anatomists and hangmen: William Hogarth’s ‘The Reward of Cruelty’, from ‘The Four Stages of Cruelty’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0010169): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 8 – Ballads of the Condemned: The Newgate gallows, engraved in the late eighteenth century. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0041655): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 9 – The Resurrection Men: William Austin’s caricature of William Hunter and a body-snatcher being surprised by a night-watchman, 1773. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0001663): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 9 – Tomorrow you shall die: The notorious thief Jack Sheppard confined in Newgate, from William Jackson’s The New and Complete Newgate Calendar, 1795. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0040921): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 10 – The Body-Snatchers’ Arms: Thomas Rowlandson’s caricature of apprentice surgeons and medical students performing illicit dissections in an attic room, engraved in 1770. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0010105): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 11 – Anatomy in practice: The inner quad of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Smithfield, from London and its Environs Described, 1761. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0001097): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

 

Liquid History: London and the River Fleet

Main image for app: An eighteenth-century engraving of boys bathing in the Fleet. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0014740): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – ‘Liquid History’ introduction: A twentieth-century reconstruction of Barnard’s Castle and the mouth of the Fleet. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0005015): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – Boudicca and the Fleet: Boudica, by the painter John Opie. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 2 – The healing wells of the Fleet valley: An eighteenth-century advertisement for Pancras Wells. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013674): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – Riceyman Steps: A nineteenth-century engraving of the plaque marking the boundary of the Bagnigge estate. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013672): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – The decline of the Fleet’s wells: A late-eighteenth century mezzotint of Bagnigge Wells. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013668): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – Mount Pleasant: The main dormitory of Coldbath Fields prison, 1862. Copyright Wellcome Library London (Wellcome Images L0024006): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 5 – Bear-baiting at Hockley-in-the-Hole: A scene in a London cock-pit, engraved by William Hogarth in 1759. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0016472): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – The industrial Fleet: The main gate of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Smithfield, 1816. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013005): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – Toshers: An engraving of a ‘sewer-hunter’, from Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor, 1851. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0068343): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 7 – The slums of Saffron Hill: George Cruikshanks’ engraving of ‘The Burgulary’ from Dickens’ Oliver Twist, 1838. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 8 – Ely Palace: A nineteenth-century engraving of St Etheldreda, Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0031939): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 8 – Shakespeare and Ely Palace: One of the few surviving portraits of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, painted in 1593. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 9 – The poetry of the Fleet: Alexander Pope, painted around 1742 by Jean-Baptiste van Loo. Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 10 – The Fleet prison: An early nineteenth-century engraving of a Parliamentary committee visiting the Fleet Prison. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0049228): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 11 – The Bridewell: The fourth scene of Hogarth’s ‘The Harlot’s Progress’, 1732. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0049169): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 12 – The mouth of the Fleet: An early eighteenth century engraving of the mouth of the Fleet. Copyright Wellcome Library London (Wellcome Images L0005015): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

 

Death By Water: John Snow and Cholera in Victorian Soho

Main image for app: Robert Cruikshank’s caricature of a cholera victim, published in 1832. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0003051): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – ‘Death By Water’ Introduction’: An 1832 lithograph showing a cholera victim from the first British outbreak. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0010484): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – Soho: ‘A Court for King Cholera’, published in Punch magazine in 1852. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0003001): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 2 – Cholera in London: A cartoon of John Bull defending Britain against cholera, 1832. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0003052): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – The Hospital for Diseases of Women: One of the few surviving photographs of John Snow, taken in 1856. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0009238): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – William Hunter’s anatomy school: The surgeon and anatomist William Hunter, engraved in 1782. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome images V0002984): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – ‘Monster Soup’: ‘Monster Soup’ – a mid-nineteenth century satire on the state of London’s drinking water. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0006579): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 5 – Dirt, disease and miasmas: An 1832 cartoon showing London Board of Health inspectors searching for the ‘cholera morbus’. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0010896): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 5 – London’s Victorian graveyards: Portrait of George Walker, surgeon and author of Gatherings from Graveyards. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0018099): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – Revolutionary thinking: The first page of John Snow’s On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0005797): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 7 – Casanova in Soho: A portrait of Giacomo Casanova by his brother Francesco, now in the Moscow State Historical Museum. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 7 – An Italian lover in England: An eighteenth-century mezzotint showing a pair of lovers. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0039027): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 8 – Thomas de Quincey: A portrait of Thomas de Quincey in old age. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 8 – Opium on Oxford Street: Opium poppies grown in Britain. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0012936): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 9 – Mary Seacole: Albert Charles Challen’s portrait of Mary Seacole, 1869. Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 10 – Snow and the ghost map: John Snow’s ‘ghost map’, published in his 1855 pamphlet. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0005796): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 11 – Snow and anaesthesia: John Snow’s design for a safe chloroform inhaler. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0018260): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 12 – The London Lock Hospital: A nineteenth-century engraving of the London Lock Hospital. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0013805): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 13 – The Broad Street pump: The original site of the Broad Street pump. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0028567): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

 

Dutch Courage and Mothers' Ruin: The London Gin Craze

Main image for app: William Hogarth’s ‘Gin Lane’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0004605): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 1 – ‘Dutch Courage’ introduction: Tom Nero murders his sweetheart, from William Hogarth’s ‘The Four Stages of Cruelty’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0049210): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 2 – Enlightenment London: William Hogarth's ‘Beer Street’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0004604): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – The birth of gin: An eighteenth-century Italian jar used to store a medicinal extract of juniper. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0058331): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 3 – Culpeper and juniper: A seventeenth-century engraving of Nicholas Culpeper, author of The English Physitian. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0030678): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 4 – Gin and the Glorious Revolution: Early distillation equipment, from a German treatise published in 1550. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0042113): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 5 – History in a glass: The label from a French juniper cordial, decorated with sprigs of juniper. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0019306EB): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 6 – Gin on the stage: An early-nineteenth century caricature of an old man in a gin shop. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0019580): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 7 – Henry Fielding: William Hogarth’s 1758 caricature of London’s judges and magistrates. Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 7 – ‘Conceived in Gin’: A 1743 engraving of Henry Fielding. Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 8 – The Gin Acts: An anonymous cartoon of the funeral procession of Madam Geneva. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images V0019384): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 9 – Bradstreet’s Cat: Scene 3 of Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’ (1735). Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images M0008973): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 10 – William Hogarth: Hogarth’s 1745 self-portrait. Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons. 

Stop 11 – ‘Gin Lane’: Hogarth’s ‘Gin Lane’, 1751. Copyright Wellcome Library, London (Wellcome Images L0004605): a copyrighted work available under Creative Commons.

Stop 12 – Distillers in Bloomsbury: An engraving from a 1904 French treatise, showing part of a still used to produce spirits through continuous distillation. Creative Commons, via Wikimedia Commons.