The Headless Muse
Old Insane Asylums Photos Show Their Harsh Conditions
old insane asylums boy, name unknown, weathers an endurance test at the Slipshod Home for Feeble Minded Children. It’s unclear exactly what this was meant to diagnose, treat or improve. This looks like an interpretive art exhibit. You can’t expect anything less from these old insane asylums.
Visit PennHurst Asylum, where 10,000 tormented souls still linger
For a lot of people, Pennhurst Asylum was Hell on Earth. It was once known as the 'Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic', and during its time saw 10,000 patients pass through the doors, many of which were children,...
Worcester State and Rochester New York Insane Asylums
I know I haven’t posted for awhile and then when I do I post about the Worcester State Hospital. Well,I stumbled across the mentioned site awhile back and the pictures just fascinated me. I … Another fucked mental heath treatment that didn't work!😢 Penny's 🤔
Victorian Era Mental Illnesses Facts: Asylums, Doctors, Treatments
Victorian Era Asylum - One of the most widely read and loved classics, Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte portrays the character of an insane woman, Bertha Mason, giving us an insight of the prevalent attitudes towards mental illness in the Victorian era and a view of the history of mental asylums in England.