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Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 7 pictures in our Contamination collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


'Water! Water! Everywhere; and not a Drop to Drink', 1849. Artist: Unknown Featured Print

'Water! Water! Everywhere; and not a Drop to Drink', 1849. Artist: Unknown

'Water! Water! Everywhere; and not a Drop to Drink', 1849. Comment on the London water supply during the reappearance of cholera in 1848 and 1849. Cholera first appeared in Britain in 1831, and its relationship with poor public hygiene and contaminated water supply was not understood until this was established by John Snow (1813-1858). Snow's work led to legislation paving the way for dramatic improvements in all aspects of public health provision. Cartoon from Punch, London, 1849, with a mis-quote from Coleridge's Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner.

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