Bethlem Museum Of The Mind

Bethlem Museum Of The Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BX
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Disfigurement And The Death Of The Portrait

Art Historian Suzannah Biernoff explores the artistic and medical responses to facial injury in WWI and more recent uses of portraiture to convey the human cost of violent conflict. Facial mutilation is regarded by many as the most dehumanizing of injuries. One of the innovative outcomes of First World War injury was the…

Sat 25 Nov

Free / 020 3228 4227

  • 14:00 – 15:15

Expert Panel: They Never Spoke About It

The familiar sentence, 'They were in the war, but never spoke about it', reminds us how often those who served in the First World War as soldiers or nurses were unwilling to share their experience. Three experts who specialize in the language and material culture of war discuss life in the trenches and on the Home Front…

Sat 2 Dec

Free / 020 3228 4227

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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