Routes of Asiatic Cholera (1885)


Routes of Asiatic Cholera &mdash By Dr. John C. Peters


This world map shows the major routes of the transmission of cholera in the nineteenth century up to the date of publication in 1885. Dates are associated with some of the routes. Some terrestrial routes are included.


Public license

The two-dimensional work of art depicted in this image is in the public domain in the United States and in those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years. This photograph of the work is also in the public domain in the United States (see Bridgeman Art Library v. Corel Corp.).


Original source: Harper’s Weekly (April 25, 1885), v. 29, p. 268.

This image is from the National Library of Medicine
Cholera Online exhibit.