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Our Blog - Tag: in the spotlight

Loose Threads 2

11 May 2017
Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called in to to question...

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Loose Threads 1

03 May 2017
Archives, History

A tweet from UK Parliamentary Archives leads Colin Gale, Bethlem Museum Archivist, on an unexpected journey.

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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part Three

07 November 2016
Archives, History

For this final installation of "Bethlem's Boardroom," our volunteer focuses on the figure in the corner of the photo...

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Bethlem’s Boardroom: Part Two

14 October 2016
Archives, History

Continuing our look at the historic boardroom, our volunteer this time focuses on the shields that line the walls.

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In the Spotlight: Angus Mackay

25 January 2012
History, Personal Accounts

Enjoy the last in this current series by exploring the experiences of Angus Mackay during his admissions to Bethlem.

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In the Spotlight: Wilhelmina Geddes

24 December 2011
Art

Read the penultimate article in this current series.

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In the Spotlight: Christopher Long

22 November 2011
History, Personal Accounts

Continuing our 'In the Spotlight' series, this month we look at the story of Christopher Long.

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In the Spotlight: Edward Oxford

27 October 2011
History, Personal Accounts

This month's 'In the Spotlight' focuses on Edward Oxford and his attempt to assassinate Queen Victoria.

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In the Spotlight: John Robert Cozens and Bernardo Amiconi

22 September 2011
History, Personal Accounts

This month we focus on the stories of two artists, one of whom was a resident at Bethlem and the other who is often mistakenly thought to have been resident here.

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In the Spotlight: Relatives 2

22 August 2011
History, Personal Accounts

Following on from last month, we now explore the stories of more relatives of well-known people.

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In the Spotlight: Relatives 1

25 July 2011
History, Personal Accounts

In a slight change from our usual 'In the Spotlight' posts, this month we are looking at the experiences of some of the relatives of better-known residents of Bethlem.

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In the Spotlight: A.W. Pugin

23 June 2011
History, Personal Accounts

Find out about Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin's experiences at bethlem in 1852.

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In the Spotlight: George Gilbert Scott Junior

26 May 2011
History, Personal Accounts

This month's 'In the Spotlight' looks at the experiences of architect George Gilbert Scott Junior during his stay at Bethlem in 1883.

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In the Spotlight: Antonia White

22 April 2011
History, Literature, Personal Accounts

This month we look at the accounts of Antonia White from 1899-1980.

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In the Spotlight: Philip O’Connor

24 March 2011
History, Personal Accounts

This month we look at Philip O'Connor's experiences at Bethlem from 1936-7.

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