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A postcard of the smallpox ships in Long Reach.

A postcard of the smallpox ships in Long Reach.
A postcard of the smallpox ships in Long Reach.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4153
Description: A postcard of the smallpox ships 'Atlas', 'Endymion' and 'Castalia' at the pier in Long Reach. They were moored there from 1884 until 1902, and treated almost all of London's smallpox sufferers.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1900
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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