» These Photographic Portraits Of Victorian Mental Institution Patients Will Give You Chills [Photos]/Circa This patient, a young man, had to be restrained by two workers in the ward in order to get his patient identification photo for the asylum taken.
A lifeless plant hangs in an otherwise empty and dilapidated patient room at Greystone Psychiatric Hospital. Lit mostly by handheld flashlight with a trace of daylight seeping into the dark room through a boarded up window.
This photo is a picture of the insane asylum located in Jacksonville Illinois. Mrs. Packard was sent by her own husband in She stated, "The doctor used no medical treatment at all but the use of his hands" -Sarah Aldridge
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