TALK: Puerperal Insanity in Brookwood Asylum 1867 – 1900

Wednesday 14th October – Helen Gristwood

L0027377 Claybury Asylum, Woodford, Essex: an ironing room. Photograp Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Claybury Asylum, Woodford, Essex: an ironing room. Photograph by the London & County Photographic Co., [1893?]. Photograph 1893 By: London & County Photographic Co..Published: [1893?]  Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Claybury Asylum, Woodford, Essex: an ironing room. Photograph Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images http://wellcomeimages.org Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 

Using evidence from asylum casebooks, Helen Gristwood examines the treatment of women admitted to Brookwood Asylum.

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