West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield



West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield

Image reference: xl08669

Description: A black and white photograph of the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield, which was opened in 1818, and pioneered a more enlightened attitude towards patients and their treatment than was common at the time. The asylum later became Stanley Royd Psychiatric Hospital. Internal Reference: WR (LS) Banks Walks about Wakefield Slides

Keywords: Tree, Hospital, Field, Chimney

Place name(s): WF1, Wakefield

Date(s): Not available

Date added to archive: 10/12/2003

Original rights: Mr E.Raper

Permission rights: Mrs M.Raper

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services