Category Archives: pox

On the Dalrymple bookshelf

Bernard de Mandeville's 1724 work advocated state-regulated bordellos.

Bernard de Mandeville’s 1724 work advocated state-regulated bordellos

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‘The greatest Evil that attends this Vice is the Propagation of the French-Pox

 

Syphilis insontium

Screen Shot 2013-05-19 at 23.59.34Screen Shot 2013-05-20 at 00.00.21Dalrymple leafs through Syphilis of the Innocent: A Study of the Social Effects of Syphilis on the Family and the Community, With 152 Illustrative Cases (Washington, United States Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board, 1922) by Harry C. Solomon, onetime chief of therapeutic research at Boston Psychopathic Hospital (later the Massachusetts Mental Health Center), and his wife Maida Herman Solomon.