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Sports and activities at the Retreat

Sports and activities at the Retreat

1890-1910

An oil painting by George Isaac Sidebottom, a patient at the Retreat from 1894-1912. The original work is held by the Borthwick Institute for Archives, the University of York.

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Art in the asylum

13 June 2017

What is the value of art created in the asylum, and who has the right to decide how it’s used?...

Reading and health in the medieval convent

8 June 2017

Opening up the Wellcome Trust corporate archive

4 May 2017

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