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Asylum standing restraints, c. late 1800's.

The stuff scary movies are made of! Restraints, one of the ways a mental patient was "treated" for their illness during the time of mental institutions.

THE ASYLUM. In a back ward at the asylum, not open to the public, there are a number of these people. Don't ask the staff about this, as every one of the psychiatrists will deny these patients exist.

slobbering: “ Visual from the 1977 German expressionist dance performance of Blaubart (Bluebeard) choreographed by Pina Bausch. It was the inspiration for scenes of American Horror Story: Coven.



Three Asylum nurses.Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

Three Vintage Asylum Nurses ~ Note the leather belts with key chains and whistles.

Talley marks on wall (maybe on the white room dad was talking about?)

The island is totally abandoned now: only shepherds live here in place of those who once resided within the prison walls. An estimated were killed by other inmates or guards, or were otherwise executed. Written by: Michele Collet