This Hunterian Associates Programme project explores the emotional responses to and from victims of the pox (syphilis) in eighteenth-century Britain. You can read more about the project here.

The posts on the blog are as follows:

Syphilis: The disease that came to stay

A (very) Brief History of the Pox

‘Hypochondriacal People’: Lives Haunted by the Pox

Medical Fascinations, Human Lives: Hunter’s Syphilis Specimens

An unexpectedly fashionable career

‘Direful Attendants’: The Great Pox and Shame