Below is a grid of the historical images you’ve just seen. The word or phrase above each one is the original term used to describe it. Click on an image to learn more about its history, and to compare your answers with what other people said.
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Website credits

The Emotions Lab has been developed collectively by the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions, with texts for individual emotions written by: Sarah Chaney, Thomas Dixon, Jules Evans, Richard Firth-Godbehere, Edgar Gerrard Hughes, Jane Mackelworth, and David Saunders.

Podcasts produced by Natalie Steed.

Website by Square Eye Ltd.

The Emotions Lab was made possible by support from the Wellcome Trust in the form of a Collaborative Award for the project ‘Living With Feeling: Emotional Health in History, Philosophy, and Experience’.

The ‘Living With Feeling’ project aims to use history and the humanities to help people articulate and move towards their own well-informed vision of emotional health.

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