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The Electric Pencil

Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3

by Edward Deeds

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The authors of The Electric Pencil believe the "ECT" in illustration No. 197 is a reference to electrotherapy, which was part of James Edward Deeds Jr.'s treatment at State Hospital No. 3. Courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press hide caption

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With Just Pencil And Paper, A Patient Found Escape Inside State Hospital No. 3

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