Bubonic Plague Black Death June 25-1348...The Black Death Plague was responsible for many deaths!!!!
Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin (September 22, 1863–March 1, 1943) was a Swiss and French physician and bacteriologist. He is remembered as the co-discoverer of the bacillus responsible for the bubonic plague or pest, which was later re-named in his honour (Yersinia pestis).
Rescued From The Plague, London 1665 - Pepys Saves A Saddler's Child
World's first underwater photograph. The first underwater camera system was developed by French scientist Louis Boutan in 1893.
Caption: Italian apothecary. 18th-century artwork showing the interior of an apothecary's shop in Italy. An apothecary was the equivalent of a modern pharmacist, dealing in remedies based on herbal medicine, and sold at treatments for various ailments. The ingredients for the remedies are on the shelves in the background. A remedy is being prepared using a pestle and mortar at centre. This artwork is held at the National Historic Museum of the Medical Arts, Rome, Italy.
Street scene during the Plague of London, 1665.
Médecin dans des vêtements étanches, 1914.
Doctor in tight clothes. Photo Life magazine in a section of an epidemic of sleeping sickness. Netherlands, location unknown, 1914.
Black Death may have been lurking for centuries
The plague drastically culled the European population during the 14th and 17th centuries. The drawing above shows plague victims being taken away on a cart in London, which became a common site in the 14th century