History

 

Danvers State Hospital Images

 

From Within the Collections of the Danvers

Archival Center

 

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1878 engraving of the State Lunatic Hospital

1878 engraving of the State Lunatic Hospital

Floor plan of the "Kirkbride" building"

Floor plan of the “Kirkbride” building”

Glass plate image of the hospital from ca. 1880

Glass plate image of the hospital from ca. 1880

Early view of teh hospital

Early view of the hospital

Hospital trustees and officers

Hospital trustees and officers

The central administration building

The central administration building

Postcard images of the hospital

Postcard images of the hospital

Formal gardens

Formal gardens

The farm complex in 1884

The farm complex in 1884

The farm complex in the 1920s

The farm complex in the 1920s

Gray Gables

Gray Gables

View of a hallway

View of a hallway

Part of Wing A

Part of Wing A

Sunporch

Sunporch

Parlor

Parlor

Summer House

Summer House

Kirkbride in the early 20th century

Kirkbride in the early 20th century

Removing the tower in 1970

Removing the tower in 1970

Male Nurses' House

Male Nurses’ House

Service area to the rear of Kirkbride

Service area to the rear of Kirkbride

Aerial view in 1991

Aerial view in 1991

Reservoir Gate House

Reservoir Gate House

Wooden stairway

Wooden stairway

Bonner Medical Building

Bonner Medical Building

Catholic Chapel

Catholic Chapel

Artwork by Michael Ramseur

Artwork by Michael Ramseur

Pastel treatment of the Kirkbride roof

Pastel treatment of the Kirkbride roof

 
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