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India, Disease, 1848-1900: Cholera, Fevers, and Smallpox Time-lapses

These time-lapses visualize the prevalence of cholera, fever, and smallpox in India from 1848-1900 using data collected from sources in the British Library, National Library of Scotland, and Digital South Asia Library.

The full dataset can be downloaded here. The dataset includes records of disease from nineteenth-century India, and indexes the data based on the unit of measurement: deaths per one thousand individuals.

Prevalence of Cholera in India, 1848-1900

Prevalence of Fevers in India, 1848-1897

Prevalence of Smallpox in India, 1848-1897