Canvas straitjacket for adults, London, England, 1930-1960. This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

Canvas straitjacket for adults, London, England, 1930-1960. This straitjacket restrained adult patients in psychiatric hospitals during the 1930s through to the 1960s. It is made of heavy canvas. It has four ties on the main body and excessively long arms. These wrap around and tie behind the back. Such garments restricted the movements of patients considered violent or unruly. Their use was phased out when anti-psychotic drugs and more ‘humane’ methods of management were introduced.

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Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/152689423/canvas-straitjacket

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/listing/152689423/canvas-straitjacket

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Humane Restraint Psychiatry Straitjacket,Zwangsjacke

Humane Restraint Psychiatry Straitjacket,Zwangsjacke

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Nina Donis '12  I think the idea of corsets and restraints are quite interesting. Are the two inescapable when together?

Nina Donis '12 I think the idea of corsets and restraints are quite interesting. Are the two inescapable when together?

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WHERE CAN I GET ONE!!!!!...and not one of those cheep costume ones,i want an actual one!!!!!*A*

WHERE CAN I GET ONE!!!!!...and not one of those cheep costume ones,i want an actual one!!!!!*A*

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Asylums Were Once Mansions Full Of Nightmares And Insane Treatments
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A gothic straitjacket

A gothic straitjacket

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