Bethlem Royal Hospital

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Title

Bethlem Royal Hospital

Subject

The hospital is one of the oldest mental institutions in the world, founded in 1247. It was very small and only housed patients for around a year. The treatment on the patients was very cruel and abusive, and in the 18th and 19th century they began to reform their practices.

Description

Plate image from London news

Creator

n/a

Source

Wellcome Library

Publisher

Illustrated London News

Date

1860

Contributor

Elizabeth-Ann Turac

Relation

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
mental health and sanity

Format

plate, image from newspaper

Language

English, london

Files

Bethlemroyalhospital.png

Citation

n/a, “Bethlem Royal Hospital,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 29, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/782.

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