A Midsummer Night’s ScreamFebruary 20, 2021
Cameron’s ClosetMarch 9, 2021
by Bret Nelson
Decades after his death in 1896, Professor Marchworth’s “Emotion Resonator” would be called “The Cabinet of Sorrows” as it was exhibited through a series of London sideshows. A poster preserved in the London Museum of Curiosities bills the cabinet as “an object cured in anguish, stained in grief, and varnished with madness,” a far cry from the Oxford Psychiatrist’s intended legacy.