Face to face, head to head: asylum photography and its 'scientific' underpinnings in 19th century Britain

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Talk to accompany 'Face to Face' photo exhibition that is part of my project 'Promoting mental health through the lessons of history'. Delivered to prisoners at HMP Barlinnie and HMP Low Moss. Affidavit from Ruth Facchini, Area Manager, West
Learning and Skills (SPS), Fife College, about the impact the exhibition and talk had on the delivery of a module about mental health by Fife College staff, and on the prisoners' awareness of mental health issues past and present.
Period5 Jun 2018
Held atFife College, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • prisons
  • photography
  • mental health
  • psychiatry
  • science