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New York State Institute: a group of boys with Down's syndrome, standing on some steps. Photograph.

  • Shuttleworth, G. E. (George Edward), 1842-1928.
Date
1902
Reference
39234i
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Description

Perhaps the Syracuse State School, which was also called the New York Asylum for Idiots, the State Idiot Asylum, the Syracuse State Institution for Feeble-Minded Children, and the Syracuse State School for Mental Defectives

Publication/Creation

1902

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; image 22.8 x 17.6 cm

Lettering

Mongols. N.Y. State Inst. Feeble minded. Syracuse, U.S.A. Dr. J.C. Carson

Notes

Part of a collection of photographs formed by George Edward Shuttleworth (1842-1928). He was Superintendent of the Royal Albert Asylum at Lancaster from 1870 to 1893. On his retirement in 1893, he devoted himself to the study of insanity, and published a book entitled "Mentally-deficient children: their treatment and training", London 1895. Some of his photographs, manuscripts and publications were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1929

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Lettering hand-written in red pencil on front of mount

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39234i

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  • English


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