People fleeing London to escape the plague, 1630
Flight of townspeople into the countryside to escape the plague in England, 1630.
Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration
© North Wind Picture Archives
1600s, 1630, 17th Century, Art, Black Death, Bubonic Plague, Carriage, Coach, Death, Disease, England, English, Epidemic, Escape, Europe, Great Britain, Health, Historic, History, Horse, Horsedrawn Carriage, Illness, Illustration, Infectious Disease, Medical, Medicine, Plague, Public Health, Quarantine, Sick, Sickness, Skeleton, Traditional, Travel, Vintage