In the late nineteenth century, “insanity of adolescence” became a frequent feature of psychiatric texts. Find out more in this post.
Hear the results of our survey about photographs in the new museum.
We continue our look at Bethlem's changing locations.
Lectures and conferences are all very well, but space, time and financial restraints often prevent us from getting to as many as we'd like. Step...
Following on from our previous post, we now consider what the game of billiards meant to patients.
This month we look at the gaze of the sitters in Henry Hering's series of photographs of patients at Bethlem.
Here's the first in a short series looking at Billiards at Bethlem.
Here we look at the impact of setting and props in the photographs of Henry Hering.