During the nineteenth century Bethlem's hospital population became increasingly middle-class, and improvements in its conditions may have had something to do with this.
Conventions of classifying and diagnosing mental illness have changed a lot over the years.
A discussion of a black comic look at life on the ward by the semi-anonymous artist 'Nelson'.
In 1840 the French socialist and proto-feminist thinker Flora Tristan visited Bethlem.
London Lives is a new resource that allows the public to search the records of Bridewell and Bethlem from 1689-1800.
Following investigation and subsequent reform in the early half of the nineteenth century (1815 and 1852), Bethlem Hospital increasingly became a very domestic environment.
A new resource, European Journeys, offers the opportunity to discover more about nineteenth-century doctors and their trips abroad.
This month's selected artwork has been chosen due to the fact it is rarely on display.
With the rise of electricty in the late nighteenth century, many Bethlem patients reported hallucinations associated with the telephone.
With over 450 years of material, the Bethlem archives are enormous. A new blog series will showcase some of its history.