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Harrowing portraits from Victorian lunatic asylum

Portraits from Suffolk County Lunatic Asylum taken by Dr Hugh Welch Diamond who believed photos could help 'cure' patients | Daily Mail Online

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Shot in an abandoned psychiatric hospital in the Netherlands. A door to one of the patient's room is pretty badly scratched by someone...or something... :) Maik Keizer

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31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

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This man was called Boxer. He was literally chained to his bed at a mental asylum at Cerne Voda. The asylum was a repurposed military hospital. If he wasn’t chained, he would flee causing panic among other asylum patients.

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Harrowing pictures of the mentally ill housed in Victorian asylum

Portraits of patients at Victorian lunatic asylum treated for 'mania and melancholia' | Daily Mail Online

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Harrowing pictures of the mentally ill housed in Victorian asylum

Portraits of patients at Victorian lunatic asylum treated for 'mania and melancholia' | Daily Mail Online

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Patients in various states of misery, at the Ohio Insane Asylum. The photo was taken in 1946. Psychiatric medicine improved in leaps and bounds during the intervening decades.

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Reasons for being admitted into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in 19th century, West Virginia. - Frightening Look At The Old Insane Asylums Best of Web Shrine

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Harrowing pictures of the mentally ill housed in Victorian asylum

Harrowing pictures of the mentally ill housed in Victorian asylum. Photographs were taken at West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum by chief neurologist Sir James Crichton-Browne While some pictures may appear barbaric to modern eyes, they asylum actually led the way in ethical treatment Each picture is accompanied by detailed medical notes and diagnoses including ‘imbecility,’ and ‘simple mania,’

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