"Imagine an inmate sitting in his cell with little else to keep him company but a red marker as he marks off each day that passes. The island is totally abandoned now: only shepherds live here in place of those who once resided within the prison walls. An estimated 4,000 were killed by other inmates or guards, or were otherwise executed." - Written by: Michele Collet
"Author's Writing on the Wall" -- "...an unknown Chinese author... covered every wall in an abandoned cottage in Chongqing, China with the words of their novel... Including illustrations, too..." -- Click through to see another photo, including the illustration.
manteno state hospital opened in 1930, and its population peaked in 1954 with just over 8,000 patients. abandoned since closing in 1985. the writing in this room relays the story of genevieve pilarski, whose name's written in a tub. she was a former patient who underwent everything from hydrotherapy and a lobotomy, to placement in an experimental research ward.