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Change Minds Online 2022: Annie Mills Green

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Annie Mills Green, a patient at Bethlem 1888-1889, presented as part of our Change Minds project

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About Change Minds Online 2022

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

An introduction to our Change Minds Online 2022 Project

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Change Minds Online 2022: Frederick Herron by David Luck

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Frederick Herron, a patient in Bethlem 1888-1889, presented as part of our Change Minds project

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The Art of Joan Gunther

Archives, Art, History

In this blog we link some of Joan Rosalind Gunther's art with the relevant notes created during her sessions with Dr Warner.

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Joan Gunther

Archives, Art, History

Joan’s art is extraordinarily vibrant and rich, full of vivid colours and shapes. As far as we know she was untrained

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Antonia White

Archives, History, Personal accounts

Antonia White is one of the most famous former patients at Bethlem. She wrote movingly of her experience at the St George’s Fields, Southwark building

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Amy Allingham

Archives, Art, History

Amy Allingham is one of the first patients in Bethlem for whom we have a image, and whose life story we have been able to trace in various records

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Portraits in Bethlem

Archives, Art, History

In the early 1840s Dr Alexander Morison, then joint physician at Bethlem, commissioned a series of portraits to illustrate his new book

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Thomas Hennell, Nature and Recovery Part 2 of 2

Archives, Art, Collection, History

Although the mural is now lost, he was said to have used colour to depict the trees and people in such a way that a passer-by mistook it for Paradise

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Thomas Hennell, Nature and Recovery Part 1 of 2

Archives, Art, Collection, History

Museum Volunteer Sophia Gal looks at artist Thomas Hennell, and his experience of mental health issues and his relationship with nature

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Margaret Nicholson in Bethlem

Archives, History

We can only speculate why Margaret ended up confronting George III and his retinue at the garden entrance to St James’s Palace with a blunt dessert knife

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Entrancing new installation at Bethlem Museum of the Mind

Art, Exhibitions, News

The mesmerising work of Finnish artist Panu Ollikainen is on show in the UK for the first time

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