Hover over the text in the cartoon above to read a transcription
Study the source carefully. What message is the cartoonist trying to
Now explain three reasons why you think this
In the 1800s the residents of Gateshead and Newcastle got their water
supply from the river Tyne. Unfortunately, they did not know that cholera
was spread from infected water. Using the above source, what can you
infer about the causes of the spread of cholera in Gateshead in 1830-1831?