Nellie Bly (real name Elizabeth Jane Cochran, above) was a 23-year-old journalist without a job when she walked into the offices of Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World in 1887 and was given the daunting assignment of exposing the horrors of the Blackwell’s Island Insane Asylum. She rehearsed feverishly. She played mad. “Undoubtedly demented… a hopeless case,” said one of the doctors who admitted her. But inside the asylum she chronicled the awful food and awful conditions that spurred reform. A…

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Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum New York World 1887 Nellie Bly (real name Elizabeth Jane Cochran), a journalist, exposed the horrors of this NY insane asylum.

We lived in the murder house, we escaped the asylum, we protected the coven and now we attend the freak show

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"We lived in the murder house, we escaped the asylum, we protected the coven and now we attend the freak show" Love AHS ❤️

Window of Vincent’s Studio at the Asylum, 1889  Vincent van Gogh

Window of Vincent's Studio at the Asylum / Vincent van Gogh / 1889 / Saint-Paul Hospital, Saint-Rémy, Provence

vincentvangogh-art:  Corridor in the asylum, 1889 Vincent van Gogh

Page: Corridor in the asylum Artist: Vincent van Gogh Completion Date: 1889 Place of Creation: Saint-rémy-de-provence, France Style: Post-Impressionism Genre: interior Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 61 x cm

THE ASYLUM. In a back ward at the asylum, not open to the public, there are a number of these people. Don't ask the staff about this, as every one of the psychiatrists will deny these patients exist.

slobbering: Visual from the 1977 German expressionist dance performance of Blaubart (Bluebeard) choreographed by Pina Bausch. It was the inspiration for scenes of American Horror Story: Coven.

Vincent Van Gogh - Trees in the Asylum Garden, 1889, oil on canvas ~Repinned Via Kenneth

Vincent van Gogh "Trees in the Garden of Saint-Paul Hospital" / October Saint-Remy Oil on canvas, 73 x 60 cm Private collection

For anyone who has seen the latest Doctor Who episode "The Asylum of the Daleks" you might find this funny.

For anyone who has seen the latest Doctor Who episode "The Asylum of the Daleks" you might find this funny.

For anyone who has seen the latest Doctor Who episode "The Asylum of the Daleks" you might find this funny. <<Ohh, for the longest time, I thought it was Eggs, Stir, Min.

The Grounds of the Asylum: Saint Rémy, France- Vincent van Gogh,  1889 Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Centre, Los Angeles, CA

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Vincent van Gogh: Window in Vincent's Studio at the Asylum. Saint-Remy: May or October, 1889. Watercolour. Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum.

Watercolor, Black chalk, gouache Saint-Rémy: October - 1889 Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe Image Only - Van Gogh: Window of Vincent's Studio at the Asylum

Vincent van Gogh, The Green Wheatfield behind the Asylum,   oil on canvas, 1889  http://paintwatercolorcreate.blogspot.com/2013/03/generous-green.html#

Vincent van Gogh Green Wheat Field painting for sale, this painting is available as handmade reproduction. Shop for Vincent van Gogh Green Wheat Field painting and frame at a discount of off.

Vincent van Gogh, un corredor en el Asilo (1889). Lápiz negro y gouache sobre papel Ingres de color rosa, 61,5 x 47 cm. El Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York.

"A Corridor in the Asylum" -- 1889 -- Vincent van Gogh -- Dutch -- Black chalk & gouache on pink Ingres paper -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York -- Painted for his brother, Theo, to show him what the asylum looked like.

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Corridor in the Asylum, September 1889. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, 1948 (48.190.2) | This haunting view of a sharply receding corridor in the asylum at Saint-Rémy, France, with a small male figure in the middle distance turning toward a door, is Van Gogh's most powerful description of the institution where he spent a year, from May 1889 to May 1890, shortly before the end of his life. #OneMetManyWorlds

Corridor in the Asylum Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Zundert Auvers-sur-Oise) Date: September 1889 Medium: Oil color and essence over black chalk on pink laid ("Ingres") paper Dimensions: x in. x cm)

Corridor in the asylum  - Vincent van Gogh

Corridor in the asylum - Vincent van Gogh. One of my favorite paintings!

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