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Dr John Snow - site of pump John Snow Public House

Credit for this entry to:
Bob Baker

Memorial: Dr John Snow - site of pump

Inscription

The red granite kerbstone marks the site of the historic Broad Street pump associated with Dr. John Snow's discovery in 1854 that cholera is conveyed by water.

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.

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Dr John Snow - site of pump

Information Subjects commemorated

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 - site of pump

Information Also at this site

Cholera Pump

Still, this pump has no handle.

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Dr John Snow - RSC plaque

RSC - advancing the chemical sciences National Chemical Landmark Dr John Snow...

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