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Old September 10th, 2009, 03:40 PM   #11
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Default Another Brick In The Wall...

This photo is just to show you just how high the old "high-security" brick walls at Broadmoor are.

The guy in the photo isn't a looney, he's on the outside.
(Well, maybe he's a looney, but he is standing on the outside of the Broadmoor walls.)


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Old September 10th, 2009, 09:26 PM   #12
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Default Electric Fence

Here's the modern security fence at Broadmoor... another example of the wonders of electricity.


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Old September 10th, 2009, 11:04 PM   #13
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What I find interesting is the fact that these idyllic pastimes and expansive park-like surroundings would have been
only a hopeless fantasy for the average working class adult
. If you look closely, the women are dancing and the men are playing croquet!
(Slogan Suggestion: "Come to Broadmoor, and get away from it all!"--Archaic


How true....good of you to notice and mention, galpal !

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Old September 11th, 2009, 03:04 PM   #14
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Default Brooadmoor Chapel

The Broadmoor Asylum Chapel.

>A question just occurred to me: Did Broadmoor have a Cemetery?

Many Asylums did.

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Old September 12th, 2009, 02:12 PM   #15
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Default Aerial View

Modern aerial view of Broadmoor.




Just for the sake of comparison, here's the 1867 image from the London Illustrated News again.

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Old September 12th, 2009, 05:17 PM   #16
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According to this Hansard report Broadmoor did indeed have a cemetery.
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/w...riminal-asylum
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Old September 12th, 2009, 05:28 PM   #17
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Default Broadmoor Cemetery

Thanks so much, Raven!

Maybe one of us will be able to come up with some photos of the Broadmoor cemetery.
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Old September 13th, 2009, 12:21 PM   #18
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Default Female Wing of Broadmoor

This photo shows the entrance to the Female Wing of Broadmoor Hospital.

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Old September 13th, 2009, 12:36 PM   #19
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Here is a link to a picture of the Broadmoor Chapel, there are some more local photographs on the site.
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Old September 13th, 2009, 02:49 PM   #20
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Default Crowthorne/Broadmoor

Thanks very much, Raven!

The town around Broadmoor is called "Crowthorne" so any photos thus labeled will be right in the vicinity of Broadmoor... there are photos of Crawthorne's High Street, etc. on this link.
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