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In the Frame: Architectural Drawing of the New Bethlem Hospital

about 11 hours ago
Architecture, Art, Relocation

This month's In the Frame image can be purchased as an Advent calendar, as our Archivist explains...but be quick!

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A Rake’s Progress VII

2 days ago
Art, Collection, History

Tom Rakewell is consigned to debtors’ prison.

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We Are Not Amused XI

15 November 2014
Collection, Conservation, History

The risks of being a botherer of royalty.

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the mind

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The Bethlem Museum of the Mind records the lives and experience and celebrates the achievements of people with mental health problems.

Our aim is to make our collections more accessible, and to provide accurate information to help in their interpretation.