Killing the Speckled Monster: Riots, Resistance, and Reward in the Story of Smallpox Vaccination

Kathryn M. Weston
2016 Health and History  
2016). Killing the speckled monster: riots, resistance and reward in the story of smallpox vaccination. Health and History, 18 (2), 138-144. Killing the speckled monster: riots, resistance and reward in the story of smallpox vaccination Abstract En route to the vaccination exhibition, it was easy to get distracted by the impressive variety of preserved specimens on display in one of London's most fascinating museums, the Hunterian. Jar upon jar of human and animal body parts as well as medical
more » ... ools, skeletons, and other paraphernalia are enough to keep a visitor absorbed for hours. Happily, the Qvist gallery exhibition of Vaccination: Medicine and the Masses was equally captivating.
doi:10.5401/healthhist.18.2.0138 fatcat:jipth6jcgbcpdbawbd7fmbec2u