Haunted and haunting faces from early 20th century asylum inmates
Stigmatised, shunned and very often forgotten, these troubling old pictures show what life was like for inmates at the turn of the 20th century
Tuscany’s Abandoned Asylum for the Criminally Insane
This abandoned facility for the criminally insane might look creepy, but the true terror of institutions like these was reserved for their inmates. Image: Romina Margherita A Diaz The bars across the window in this decaying room tell a story. Outside the deserted building, darkened branches reach out like claws, making the already spooky scene…
16 Creepy Mugshots of 1800’s Insane Asylum Patients
Mental institutions became more common in the 1600s and 1700s. Read on for more history of mental health institutions from their very crude beginnings.