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This series has looked at instances of providing doctors with visual evidence so important in determining patient progress.
Observable evidence was thought to be crucial in documenting changes and determining recovery so drawings and later photographs could be valuable tools. The cas
Hear the latest in our discussions about the portrait photographs of patients taken by Henry Hering in the 19th century.
This month we look at the gaze of the sitters in Henry Hering's series of photographs of patients at Bethlem.
Here we look at the impact of setting and props in the photographs of Henry Hering.
One of the aspects that make the Hering collection fascinating is how much they resemble portraits, either painted or photographic, rather than institutional mu
This month we look at Bethlem's collection of 'before' and 'after' snapshots.
Find out more about the photographs of Henry Hering.
This month we continue our appraisal of the Victorian photographs of patients, looking at the photo of John Payne.
We continue our look at the 19th century photographs of Henry Hering, taken at Bethlem.
This new series focuses on the collection of photographs taken at Bethlem in the late 1850s by Victorian photographer Henry Hering.
At the time this post goes live on our blog, our Registrar will be speeding towards Belgium (courtesy of Eurostar) to deliver Bethlem’s contribution...