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Blog - History

Change Minds Online: Dorothy Leese by Alexandra Leigh

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Dorothy Leese, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Arundel Shoard by Amy Moffat

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Arundel Shoard, patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Change Minds Online: Leonora Cane / Mottram by Nicki James

Archives, Exhibitions, History, Personal accounts

A blog on the life of Leonora Mottram (nee Cane), patient at Bethlem 1887-1888, presented as part of our Change Minds Online project

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Alexander Morison - the Physician Alienist

History

Our volunteer Barbara takes a look at the life of the psychiatrist Alexander Morison.

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The Story of James Hadfield and his Squirrel

Archives, Collection, History

James Hadfield's life had a lasting impact on the place of those with mental health issues in criminal law.

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Impatient! An exploration of our Winter 2019 exhibition

Art, Exhibitions, History, Reviews

In comparison with the Brilliant Figures exhibition that preceded it, Impatient! is far more topical. Sophia Gal explains...

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Joan Gunther’s voice in art

Archives, Art, History, Personal accounts

One of our most distinct archive voices is that of Joan Rosalind Gunther.

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Archives at Sea

Archives, History

Bethlem has many sailors amongst our patient records. Find out more in this blog post about Navy admissions during the Napoleonic wars...

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