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A powerfully built, angry looking man is sitting on the floor, arms folded and knees are drawn up close, his head is turned to the left; his wrists and ankles are in irons which are chained to the wall.
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Title: Madness, Or A Man Bound With Chains
Creator: Charles Bell (author)
Date: 1806
Format: Lithograph
Source: National Library of Medicine, Prints and Photographs
Control no.: A016298
Keywords: Abuse; Asylums; Civil Liberties & Rights; Confinement; England; Health & Medicine; Insanity; Institutions; Psychiatric Disability; Restraints
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations
Note: Appeared in Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806), p. 153.