Kōrero: Epidemics

Typhoid map, Wellington, 1892 (2 o 3)

This map of inner-city Wellington in 1892 shows houses of people suffering from typhoid. The large dots are for 1892 and the smaller dots for an outbreak during the previous two years. The 1892 outbreak was connected to sewers which overflowed during heavy rain.

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Wellington City Archives
Reference: 00233:34:1892/740 typhoid map

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Rice, 'Epidemics - The typhoid era, 1810s to 1890s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/27784/typhoid-map-wellington-1892 (accessed 26 September 2023)

He kōrero nā Geoff Rice, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 May 2018, updated 1 Mar 2020