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Oxford Martyr 2

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Whereas Paul Murphy’s Shooting Victoria, insofar as it tells the story of Edward Oxford, principally concerns itself with the commission and...

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Hospital Snapshots 3

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This month we continue our appraisal of the Victorian photographs of patients, looking at the photo of John Payne.

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Location, Location 1

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Here is the first of six posts concerning the rationale behind the location of the hospitals for which the Archives & Museum holds records: Bethlem, the Maudsle

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Oxford Martyr 1

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Over a year ago we promised that we would let blog readers know when two new books on Edward Oxford, one of Victorian Bethlem’s most famous patients...

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Just Visiting: Flora Tristan

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This is the last entry in our series 'Just Visitng'.

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Exercising the Brain 2

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Almost two years ago, one of our volunteers here at the Archives and Museum (who has since moved on to other things) wrote a post about her experiences...

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Hospital Snapshots 2

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We continue our look at the 19th century photographs of Henry Hering, taken at Bethlem.

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Just Visiting: Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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Find out abour Robert Bulwer-Lytton's experiences of Bethlem in the 19th century.

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