TALK: Puerperal Insanity in Brookwood Asylum 1867 – 1900
Wednesday 14th October – Helen Gristwood
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.