18.06.13 by Staff

Insane asylum patients’ suitcases photographed by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin
Jon Crispin photographed the suitcases left behind by patients at the Willard Asylum for the Insane. When patients died, their suitcases, with all their worldly possessions, were locked in an attic and forgotten, until an employee of the mental hospital discovered them. They date from 1910 to 1960. See more of the images below.

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

Willard Psychiatric Center Suitcases by Jon Crispin

willard suitcases project

jon crispin

via: daily mail













Staff
If you have work to share, please send us a tweet or post it to our monthly submission posts.



  • lepetitfaon

    Beyond moving, these make me want to cry. Beautiful.

    • ya it’s really personal in a way that you don’t often see/feel in a photo

  • Jesska Hoff

    What a beautiful presentation of these people’s belongings. Incredibly moving and emotional.





23.03.17 by Staff

8 Million Hand-Inked Dots by Artist Xavier Casalta

Another incredible stipling project by French artist Xavier Casalta. This one contains 8 million dots and took 400 hours to ink! Click here to see his previous piece, “Autumn,” if you haven’t already. See more images of “Winter” below.

Read More

23.03.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Andrew Straub

Photos by New York City-based photographer Andrew Straub. More images below.

Read More

23.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Diego Gravinese

A selection of paintings by artist Diego Gravinese (previously featured here). More images below.

Read More

22.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Kris Knight

A selection of recent paintings by Toronto-based artist Kris Knight (previously featured here). See more images below.

Read More

22.03.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Gerald Leung

A selection of character-driven illustrations by Hong Kong-born, Australia-raised artist Gerald Leung. Click here for previous post. See more images below.

Read More