'She sits all day in the attitude depicted in the photo': photography and the psychiatric patient in the late nineteenth century.

Abstract

The links between mental state and art in all its various forms and media have long been of interest to historians, critics, artists, patients and doctors. Photographs of patients constitute an extensive but largely unexplored archive that can be used to recover patient experience in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The camera and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/medhum-2016-011092

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