Bedlam: Britain’s Most Notorious Lunatic Asylum

Exploring the fascinating history of psychiatric medicine at the Wellcome Collection, London

Author: Hogarth, William, 1697–1764, artist Language(s): English Format: Still image Subject(s): Mental Disorders Abstract: Interior of the Bethlehem Hospital, London. Extent: 1 print : 33 x 39 cm. Technique: engraving NLM Unique ID: 101394076 NLM Image ID: A024102 Permanent Link: resource.nlm.nih.gov/101394076

VVictorian lunatic asylums have always been a source of fascination for me, so when after an appointment in London, I passed the Wellcome Collection, promoting its exhibition entitled ‘Bedlam: the asylum and beyond’, I couldn’t not

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