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“Tuberculosis Pavilion” : quarantine zone, leper colony and centre for drug addicts

For whatever reason I find these photos not just fascinating but incredibly beautiful. (It’s partly the subject matter — the structures and objects themselves and their somewhat mysterious history — and partly just the brilliance of the photographer.)

Also: I have to say that “Tuberculosis Pavilion” would make an excellent band name… : )


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Amazing work.

Be sure to check out Ian Ference’s photoblog “The Kingston Lounge” on historic modern ruins. “Guerrilla preservation, urban archaeology, documentary and art photography accompanied by historical context.”

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