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Our Blog - history

Hallucinations and electricity in the nineteenth century

02 June 2010
History

With the rise of electricty in the late nighteenth century, many Bethlem patients reported hallucinations associated with the telephone. 

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Exploring history in the Bethlem Archives

25 May 2010
History

With over 450 years of material, the Bethlem archives are enormous. A new blog series will showcase some of its history. 

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