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Rare map of the Moscow Governate, depicting the distribution of infectious disease in February 1904.

This fascinating ephemeral map embraces the Moscow Governate, and depicts the locations of outbreaks of ten different infectious diseases as they existed in February 1904.

Centered on Moscow and its environs, which then had a population of over 1.5 million, the map identifies the distrubution of various infectious diseases, including:

  • Скарлатина (Scarlet Fever)
  • Оспа Натуральная (Smallpox)
  • Дифтерія (Diptheria)
  • Тифъ Брюшной (Typhoid Fever)
  • Тифъ Сыпной (Typhus)