Dispatches from the Melton Prior Institut (1)

This post opens a series of contributions from the Melton Prior Institute (meltonpriorinstitut.org). Alexander Roob and Clemens Kr├╝mmel have activated their unique archive of non-photographic picture journalism and showcase examples from the coverage of epidemics in illustrated journals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. First delivery: an illustrated reportage on the cholera in Naples in 1884 from the Illustrated London News:

 

 

“The Cholera in Naples”, The Illustrated London News, October 1884

 

March 25th, 2020 — Rosa Mercedes / 02