File 1 - Liz Sibthorpe

Summary of interview with Liz Sibthorpe

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GB 359 SLG-OH-3-1


Liz Sibthorpe


  • 2018 (Creation)

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1 interview (in two tracks) total time 34 minutes; a 2-page summary

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(1868 to present)

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The interview was conducted as part of the South London Gallery's Evidence of Us heritage programme.

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An interview with Liz Sibthorpe, conducted by Ben Messih (SLG Heritage Education Manager) about the former Camberwell House Lunatic Asylum. Liz excavated objects from land where the asylum had once been located (part of the grounds of the asylum was incorporated into the Sceaux Gardens estate in the 1950s). She then carried out research into Camberwell House. The interview was conducted in two parts (on the same day).

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