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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Excerpts of Escape from a Victorian Asylum : Brief List of Items from the Wellcome Collection
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Notes

  • Author's note: The idea for this sequence was sparked by an article ‘The Entire Case Records From a Victorian Asylum Now On Line’ by Ben Richmond, posted on Motherboard. The article referred to a number of items held by the Wellcome Collection. Some of these included – a fragment of skin from the body of Jeremy Bentham, tubular bellows used to resuscitate unconscious mental patients by blowing tobacco smoke into the rectum, Napoleon’s toothbrush, Sumatran amulets, and Florence Nightingale’s moccasins.

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[Untitled] i "This restless melancholia", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;
Nicotine i "The masters say", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;
Citizen Bonaparte i "I am a commander of trigonometry", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;
Dialectic Risk i "Jeremy’s itch is unrelieved", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;
Lady with the Lamp i "Mathematics is the pure word of God", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;
Trinkets i "In the liquorice Sumatran night", James Walton , 2015 single work poetry
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2015;

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    y separately published work icon Verity La December 2015 9373445 2015 periodical issue 2015
    Note: Posted 9 December 2015.
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