V0029262 Man in turban in Old Town, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
Vishandass Sukramdass. Old Town quarters, Karachi, India. Photograph, 1897.
Photograph probably by Jalbhoy, R.
The lettering is printed on the mount
Karachi is a port in the province of Sind (now  Pakistan). It was placed in quarantine in 1882, during the outbreak of bubonic plague which spread from Bombay. The Plague Committee consisted mostly of volunteers, who were organised into parties and were responsible for the segregation and inoculation of various districts
Contained in an album of photographs which show the work of the Karachi Plague Committee in 1897
1897 Published: –
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