Boy sick in bed with Mother and medicine

Boy

Boy sick in bed with Mother and medicine

An illustration of a ill young boy.

Ill Young Boy

An illustration of a ill young boy.

An illustration of the face of a man with a bandaged hand.

Man with Bandaged Head

An illustration of the face of a man with a bandaged hand.

"Here is a store of costly wine and meats, / Of which this rich man daily drinks and eats; / But in return for his luxurious ways, / He's often sick, and lives but half his days: / He's got the gout; swollen his feet appear, / His wines and savory meat have cost him dear. / To pleasure's hour succeed long days of pain, / Bringing reproach, repentance, in their train; / The richest viands on the palate pall, / And sick at soul, he loathing turns from all, / And envies now the poor man's humble lot, / Who, coarsely clad, and in his lowly cot, / His simple meal, a scanty crust, can eat, / And be content, for labor makes it sweet."—Barber, 1857

Much Meat, Much Malady

"Here is a store of costly wine and meats, / Of which this rich man daily drinks and eats; / But in…

"A Nurse for the Sick Room." — Blaisedell, 1904

Nurse

"A Nurse for the Sick Room." — Blaisedell, 1904

"This picture is based upon a photograph of a painting which has won great fame during recent years. The artist has represented Pasteur, the celebrated scientist, busily at work in his laboratory, recording the results of his microscopal study of bacteria. As the great master of modern science rests for a moment from his midnight researches, he appears to see in a vision the victims of pestilence, famine, and infectious diseases imploring relief from the good angel who symbolizes the wonderful victories won by Pasteur in combating disease." — Blaisedell, 1904

Louis Pasteur

"This picture is based upon a photograph of a painting which has won great fame during recent years.…

An illustration of a patient laying on a table with a doctor leaning over him.

Patient on Table

An illustration of a patient laying on a table with a doctor leaning over him.

A group of adult men and women caring for and bringing presents to a sick child in bed.

People Caring for the Sick

A group of adult men and women caring for and bringing presents to a sick child in bed.

"The child is wandering into danger great, / The mother draws it from a downward fate, / Thus stops its fall; better thus 'tis quite plain, / Than broken limbs to have, and hours of pain. / Would you prevent a man from drinking rum, / Destroy his liquor, and the work is done."—Barber, 1857

Prevention is Better than Cure

"The child is wandering into danger great, / The mother draws it from a downward fate, / Thus stops…

A sick child

Sick Child

A sick child

A sick little girl sitting in a chair playing with her toys.

Sick Child

A sick little girl sitting in a chair playing with her toys.

A bedridden man being taken care of by a nurse.

Sick Man

A bedridden man being taken care of by a nurse.

"Stegomyia, the carrier of yellow fever germs." — Davison, 1906

Stegomyia

"Stegomyia, the carrier of yellow fever germs." — Davison, 1906

An illustration of a woman taking care of a fallen lamb.

Woman & Lamb

An illustration of a woman taking care of a fallen lamb.