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Bristol Royal Infirmary

‘A Perspective View and Plans of the Charitable Infirmary at Bristol as it now is with the addition of two intended wings’ 1742. Image reproduced under licence CC BY 4.0 from the Wellcome Collection The old Royal Infirmary at Bristol was one … Continue reading

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Brislington House, now Long Fox Manor, Georgian Bristol’s exclusive private madhouse

Brislington House, engraving after S. C. Jones, c.1865.  Wellcome Library, London. Reproduced under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0  Brislington House, together with its founder Dr Edward Long Fox, was one of the most influential asylums in the first half of … Continue reading

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