Christos Lynteris is senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of St Andrews.

Shropshire Regiment ‘Whitewash Brigade’ emptying items from Chinese homes in Taipingshan, Hong Kong, and burning them on the street as an epidemic control measure during the 1894 plague outbreak.

How photography has shaped our experience of pandemics

From lockdowns to mass burials, the ways we visualise Covid-19 were established by photographers in the late 19th century

16 Apr 2020