Face to Face: Stories from the Asylum

Press/Media: Relating to Research


Photo exhibition initially shown at Tower Building, University of Dundee 23/3/18 to 9/6/18 and at multiple locations thereafter. The exhibition looks at 9 patients from Dundee Lunatic Asylum in the 1890s, exploring their conditions, life histories, social context, and outcomes. This is part of a major REF ICS project called 'Promoting Mental Health Through the Lessons of History'.

Period23 Mar 2018

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleFace to Face: Stories from the Asylum
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe Courier
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionFeature about photo exhibition of this name
    PersonsRobert Houston


  • history
  • psychiatry
  • mental health
  • medicine
  • social life
  • poverty