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Mentally ill people in the garden of an asylum, a warden lurks in the background. Engraving by K.H. Merz under the direction of S. Amsler, c. 1834, after W. Kaulbach.

  • Kaulbach, Wilhelm von, 1804-1874.
Date
1834
Reference
20318i
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[Place of publication not identified] : H. Felsing imp.

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1 print : line engraving with etching

Lettering

Narrenhaus. Erfunden u. gezeichnet v. W. Kaulbach. unter. d. Leitung v. S. Amsler gest. v. H. Merz.

References note

Jane E. Kromm, "The feminization of madness in visual representation", Feminist studies, 1994, vol. 20, pp. 507-535 (reproduced p. 516)
S. Gilman, Seeing the insane, New York 1982, pp. 138-139

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20318i

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  • German


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