Inside London’s County Asylums

The next seminar from Archives for London

Dr Louise Hide will explore the practices and processes, routines and rhythms of two London county asylums at the turn of the twentieth century. Drawing on numerous records held at the London Metropolitan Archives, as well as intriguing photographs from the period, Louise Hide will open a chink through which to glimpse the lives of patients, doctors and nursing staff inside two of the capital's asylums during the turn of the twentieth century.

Thursday 2 October 2014, 6:00pm (doors 5:30) - 8:30pm at London Metropolitan Archives - Huntley Room 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB

Advance booking is essential. Please guarantee your place by contacting e: t: 020 7332 3879