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Examination for trachoma at Locust Point

Description

Doctor conducting an eye examination on a woman at Pier 9 in the Locust Point area of Baltimore, Maryland. The woman was among others who came in to Baltimore via the North German Lloyd steamship the SS Neckar. The doctor is looking for trachoma, an infectious disease of the eye.

Date

1904-06-14

Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Extent

1 negative (from group of 7)

Catalog Number

MC4733

Resource ID

2254

Notes

This collection is part of the larger Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, transferred to the Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History and Culture) in 1998.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.