Yellow Jack. Engraving from Frank Leslie 's Illustrated Newspaper , 21 September 1883. New York Academy of Medicine. In this cartoon, Death, dressed in the uniform of an Italian sailor, brings yellow fever—popularly called Yellow Jack—to New York's door. The cartoon's social and political implications during a decade when millions of immigrants arrived in American ports needed no caption.
[Phrenologist Bernard Hollander illustrating with his own head his system of cranial measurements, no. 12 from a panel of 18 photographs], Bernard Hollander via the Wellcome Library, Iconographic Collections