Photographed from a cell wall in the lockup ward at a State Hospital. Stanza From “The Garden of Proserpine”
From too much love of living,From hope and fear set free,We thank with brief thanksgivingWhatever gods may beThat no man lives for ever;That dead men rise up never;That even the weariest riverWinds somewhere safe to sea.
Algernon Charles Swinburne

Photographed from a cell wall in the lockup ward at a State Hospital. Stanza From “The Garden of Proserpine”

From too much love of living,
From hope and fear set free,
We thank with brief thanksgiving
Whatever gods may be
That no man lives for ever;
That dead men rise up never;
That even the weariest river
Winds somewhere safe to sea.

Algernon Charles Swinburne

16.10.11
Abandoned Asylum

Abandoned Asylum

13.12.11
Entrance shower (for new patients entering the asylum before medical examination)Abandoned Hospital, New Jersey State

Entrance shower (for new patients entering the asylum before medical examination)
Abandoned Hospital, New Jersey State

(Source: forbidden-places.net)

31.12.11
Mental Asylum Schedule- Abandoned asylumIt’s so strange to think that this is the last schedule board that everyone there had… What happened to everyone who followed this week’s schedule?

Mental Asylum Schedule- Abandoned asylum

It’s so strange to think that this is the last schedule board that everyone there had… What happened to everyone who followed this week’s schedule?

07.01.12
Lobby, Yankton State Hospital - South DakotaAbandoned Hospital from the book ‘Asylum’ by Christopher Payne

Lobby, Yankton State Hospital - South Dakota

Abandoned Hospital from the book ‘Asylum’ by Christopher Payne

10.01.12
Autopsy Room, Abandoned Hospital - St Elizabeth HospitalBy Christopher Payne from his book Asylums

Autopsy Room, Abandoned Hospital - St Elizabeth Hospital

By Christopher Payne from his book Asylums

21.01.12
Casket and grave markers, St Lawrence State hospital, NYPhoto by Chris Payne for his book Asylum

Casket and grave markers, St Lawrence State hospital, NY

Photo by Chris Payne for his book Asylum

25.02.12
If Walls Could Whisper PhotographyAttic in Abandoned Asylum - Belgium

If Walls Could Whisper Photography

Attic in Abandoned Asylum - Belgium

03.04.12
Hellingly AsylumAnother State Of Mind Urban Exploration

Hellingly Asylum
Another State Of Mind Urban Exploration

18.04.12
Barrow Gurney Asylum/ Mental Defective ColonyAnother State of Mind Urban Exploration

Barrow Gurney Asylum/ Mental Defective Colony
Another State of Mind Urban Exploration

20.04.12