Psychiatric patient, 19th century

Psychiatric patient, 19th century

C009/9708 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.4MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: KING'S COLLEGE LONDON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Psychiatric patient in a strait-jacket, hugging his knees. This artwork was published in an 1838 French work on mental illness (Des maladies mentales) by the French psychiatrist Jean-Etienne Dominique Esquirol (1772-1840). Esquirol established a private mental asylum in Paris, France, in around 1801. He also worked to establish mental health courses and pioneered psychiatry and reforms in mental health provision. By 1838, he had succeeded in establishing a national law regarding metal health provision in hospitals. This artwork is by the French engraver Ambroise Tardieu (1788-1841).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1838, 19th century, abnormal, adult, ambroise tardieu, artwork, black-and-white, caucasian, considerees sous les rapports medical hygienique et medico-legal, des maladies mentales, engraving, europe, european, france, french, historical, history, hospital, human, ill, illustration, insane, insanity, jean-etienne dominique esquirol, mad, madness, male, man, medicine, mental asylum, mental institution, mental state, monochrome, patient, people, person, psychiatric, psychiatry, psychological, psychology, restrained, restraint, sick person, strait-jacket, straitjacket

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.