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Advent Calendar – Door 9: St. Marylebone Workhouse

John Philipps Emslie, St. Marylebone Workhouse Watercolour, The Wellcome Collection, London (CC BY) Another architectural interior, another quiet, deserted space – a corridor, with the door to the entrance hall on the right, in St. Marylebone Workhouse, London. But as … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – Door 2: The gate of Bedlam

Statues of Raving and Melancholy Madness, crowning the gates at Bethlem Hospital Engravig by W. Sharp, after T. Stothard, 1783, Wellcome Collection London (CC BY) The engraving depicts the statues of Raving and Melancholy Madness which once crowned the main … Continue reading

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