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Metropolitan Lunatic Asylum, Kew, Victoria (Australia): view of some of the buildings and grounds. Photograph.

  • Shuttleworth, G. E. (George Edward), 1842-1928.
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1 photograph : photoprint, silver gelatin ; sheet 15.5 x 19.3 cm

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Male division

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

Lettering note

Lettering hand-written in ink on verso, naming the purpose of each of the buildings from left to right: "kitchen cooking, cut room and mens room, cottage, cottage, nurses room, cottage hospital, playground, dining hall, bathroom"

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Wellcome Library no. 39083i

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