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PORTRAITS OF THE INSANE: THE CASE OF DR DIAMOND: Burrows, Adrienne, and Iwan Schumacher

PORTRAITS OF THE INSANE: THE CASE OF DR DIAMOND

Burrows, Adrienne, and Iwan Schumacher

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ISBN 10: 0704326140 / ISBN 13: 9780704326149
Published by Quartet Books, London, 1990
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OVERSIZED. Very slight edgewear. Dustjacket very good plus. A little bit of shelf- and edgewear to DJ, a slight vertical indented line to rear DJ panel. Crisp gilt lettering to spine, brown boards. Very tight, clean, bright. Many illustrations throughout. 156 pp. "This book brings together some of the most remarkable photographs taken in the nineteenth century. They are the work of Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond, a psychiatrist at Springfield Hospital, the former Surrey County Lunatic Asylum, and of an otherwise unknown photographer, Henry Hering, during the 1850s. As doctor and photographer, Diamond embodied the new humanitarianism and scientific observation of the age which together made for a growing awareness of the connection between a patient's disturbed mind and body," (front flap). NEAR FINE in Very Good Plus Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 70264

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Title: PORTRAITS OF THE INSANE: THE CASE OF DR ...

Publisher: Quartet Books, London

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

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