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A Visionary Madness
Sat 7 January 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
The extraordinary ‘air loom’ currently on display in the Bethlem boardroom came from the remarkable imagination of James Tilly Matthews who believed its influencing rays could control individuals and governments alike. Hear historian Mike Jay discuss the life of this former Bethlem patient. He will also be signing copies of his book The Influencing Machine.