Cholera Humbug! (Poster trying to downplay fear of Cholera in Bristol, England. -- Victorian era)
Le Cholera Morbus,a caricature describing how, thanks to the July Revolution of 1830,the cholera finally managed to reach Paris,coming from Russia via Poland and Germany. Coloured engraving,around 1830.
The Cholera Epidemic 1832
A Grave Interest: Psychopomps - Guides of the Soul into the Afterlife
The most common causes of death was disease, accidents, exposure, violence, and starvation. Crime was common in the towns there were pirates, riots, and arson.
The first confirmed case of cholera in Britain occurred in September 1831. Britain was invaded by four of the pandemics of cholera that had spread from Bengal since the early 19th century and suffered epidemics in 1831–1832, 1848–1849, 1853–1854 and 1866. Cholera was not as persistent or as frequent in its attacks as other infectious diseases but was remarkable for its high mortality rate and the speed at which it could kill.
1866 - The Board of Works for the Limehouse district issues instructions to combat the spread of 'King' Cholera...
A victim of the first British outbreak of ‘Asiatic Cholera’ in Sunderland in 1832. Wellcome Library, London
The removal of the sick and dead during a cholera epidemic in Cairo, Egypt, in the late 1800s.