Photographs from An Illustrated Casebook of Victorian Psychiatric Patients in Bethlem Hospital
In the 1880's Francis Galton photographed patients, motivated by his interest in eugenics.
This fascinating book , showing photographs taken from the mid 1880's to the mid 1890's by Alfred Barker, Herbert Parker, Carbutt Fairbank and Horace Pring (all of whom were on the hospital staff) is going for a hundred quid on Amazon. In the book the photographs are accompanied by case summaries .
Presumed Curable: An Illustrated Casebook of Victorian Psychiatric Patients in Bethlem Hospital- Colin Gale & Robert J Howard
Wrightson Biomedical Publishing Ltd (2003)