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Beatrice Tetley, psychiatric patient at Wakefield Hospital for melancholy, 1897

Beatrice Tetley, psychiatric patient at Wakefield Hospital for melancholy, 1897

c. 1869 Portraits from a "lunatic asylum"

c. 1869 Portraits from a "lunatic asylum"

Patient in mental hospital wearing a restraining garment. (via LIFE)

Patient in mental hospital wearing a restraining garment. (via LIFE)

Leicester Borough Lunatic Asylum Photograph in a Case Book from 1911 of a patient (with nurse in the background)

Leicester Borough Lunatic Asylum Photograph in a Case Book from 1911 of a patient (with nurse in the background)

Susannah Brown, a 38 year old worsted weaver admitted in January 1891, detailed that her “father is said to have been insane; died from phthisis 30 years ago. Patient’s uncle died insane at another asylum. Grandmother was insane when she died.”- female patient case notes from the Wakefield Asylum

Susannah Brown, a 38 year old worsted weaver admitted in January 1891, detailed that her “father is said to have been insane; died from phthisis 30 years ago. Patient’s uncle died insane at another asylum. Grandmother was insane when she died.”- female patient case notes from the Wakefield Asylum

(Admission photo)  Hopital Vilardebó de Montevideo was opened on May 21st 1880 and was known as Manicomio Nacional (National Madhouse) and had the capacity to house 700 patients. In 1915, it became one of the most important asylums of South America and had 1500 patients.

(Admission photo) Hopital Vilardebó de Montevideo was opened on May 21st 1880 and was known as Manicomio Nacional (National Madhouse) and had the capacity to house 700 patients. In 1915, it became one of the most important asylums of South America and had 1500 patients.

skeleton break dancing - Google Search

skeleton break dancing - Google Search

A patient in the department of the doctor Lemoine at the Salpétrière hospital in Paris (France). Ca. 1900.

A patient in the department of the doctor Lemoine at the Salpétrière hospital in Paris (France). Ca. 1900.

Ada Ward admitted West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum 1911, age 19 occupation spinner Facts observed by H. Kershaw : On interviewing her she was abusive and would not answer questions and ordered me out of the house and then suddenly burst into a fit of laughter. She would not allow anyone to approach her and when not talking was muttering incoherently to herself. Ada was to spend 56 years at the Hospital, she died in 1967 age 75

Ada Ward admitted West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum 1911, age 19 occupation spinner Facts observed by H. Kershaw : On interviewing her she was abusive and would not answer questions and ordered me out of the house and then suddenly burst into a fit of laughter. She would not allow anyone to approach her and when not talking was muttering incoherently to herself. Ada was to spend 56 years at the Hospital, she died in 1967 age 75

by Henry Hering, Harriet Jordan,  1858

Henry Hering's photographs of Bethlem patients

by Henry Hering, Harriet Jordan, 1858

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