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Blog - Henry Hering

Hospital Snapshots 11

Collection, History

This series has looked at instances of providing doctors with visual evidence so important in determining patient progress.

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Hospital Snapshots 10

History

Observable evidence was thought to be crucial in documenting changes and determining recovery so drawings and later photographs could be valuable tools. The cas

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Hospital Snapshots 9

History

Hear the latest in our discussions about the portrait photographs of patients taken by Henry Hering in the 19th century.

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Hospital Snapshots 8

History

This month we look at the gaze of the sitters in Henry Hering's series of photographs of patients at Bethlem.

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Hospital Snapshots 7

History

Here we look at the impact of setting and props in the photographs of Henry Hering.

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Hospital Snapshots 6

History

One of the aspects that make the Hering collection fascinating is how much they resemble portraits, either painted or photographic, rather than institutional mu

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Hospital Snapshots 5

History

This month we look at Bethlem's collection of 'before' and 'after' snapshots.

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Hospital Snapshots 4

History

Find out more about the photographs of Henry Hering.

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Hospital Snapshots 3

History

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

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Hospital Snapshots 2

History

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

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Hospital Snapshots 1

History

This new series focuses on the collection of photographs taken at Bethlem in the late 1850s by Victorian photographer Henry Hering.

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Holding your Nerve 2

History

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...

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