Plaque

Dr John Snow - RSC plaque

Erection date: 16/6/2008

Inscription

RSC - advancing the chemical sciences
National Chemical Landmark
Dr John Snow (1813 - 1858) founding father of epidemiology. In 1854 his research linked deaths to the water pump near this site and thus determined that cholera is a water borne disease.
16 June 2008

Site: John Snow Public House (3 memorials)

W1, Broadwick Street

When we first published this c.2009, the pump was on the north-east corner of the Broadwick Street / Poland Street junction. 2018: Londonist reported that the pump has been reinstalled, so we took a new photo.

Credit for this entry to: Bob Baker

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Dr John Snow - RSC plaque

Subjects commemorated i

Dr. John Snow

Pioneer anaesthetist and epidemiologist. Born North Street in York. The site ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Dr John Snow - RSC plaque

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Cholera Pump

Cholera Pump

Still, this pump has no handle.

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Dr John Snow - site of pump

Dr John Snow - site of pump

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