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This man was called Boxer. He was literally chained to his bed at a mental asylum at Cerne Voda. The asylum was a repurposed military hospital. If he wasn’t chained, he would flee causing panic among other asylum patients. | Rare Photos Taken From Old Insane Aslyums Show Their Harsh Conditions (17 Photos)


This is a mental patient in a Victorian mental asylum. They were imprisoned, chained or held in painful restraints, flogged and tortured in a variety of ways.