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Sigmund Freud's couch used during psychoanalytic sessions can be found at the Freud Museum
Sigmund Freud's couch used during psychoanalytic sessions can be found at the Freud Museum

In 1938, the founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, left Vienna after the Nazi annexation of Austria and moved to London, taking up residence at 20 Maresfield Gardens in Hampstead, London's most intellectual suburb. Freud was over eighty at this time, and he died the following year, but the house remained in his family until his youngest daughter Anna Freud, who was a pioneer of child therapy, died in 1982. The house then became a Freud Museum. Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1944 KB) Its hard to imagine. ... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1944 KB) Its hard to imagine. ... Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939; IPA pronunciation: []) was an Austrian neurologist and the co-founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Psychoanalysis is a family of psychological theories and methods based on the pioneering work of Sigmund Freud. ... Psychoanalysis is a family of psychological theories and methods based on the pioneering work of Sigmund Freud. ... Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939; IPA pronunciation: []) was an Austrian neurologist and the co-founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Hampstead is an area in the London Borough of Camden. ... Anna Freud (December 3, 1895 - October 9, 1982) was the sixth and last child of Sigmund and Martha Freud. ...


The Freuds were able to move all of their furniture and household effects to London. The star exhibit in the museum is Freud's psychoanalytic couch. There are also Biedermeier chests, tables and cupboards, and a collection of 18th century and 19th century Austrian painted country furniture. The museum owns Freud's collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Oriental antiquities, and his reference library. In Central Europe, Biedermeier refers to work in the fields of literature, music, the visual arts and interior design in the period between the years 1815 (Vienna Congress), the end of the Napoleonic Wars, and 1848, the year of the European revolutions and contrasts with the Romantic era which preceded... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... The term the Orient - literally meaning sunrise, east - is traditionally used to refer to Near, Middle, and Far Eastern countries. ...


The museum is open to the public five days a week. It also organizes research and publication programmes and it has an education service which organizes seminars, conferences and special visits to the museum.


There is another Freud Museum in Vienna.


A new Sigmund Freud Museum has also opened in the city Pribor in the Czech Republic. This museum is in the house where Sigmund Freud was born. The museum was opened by Czech Republic president Václav Klaus together with four of Freuďs great-grandsons.


External links

  • Freud Museum website
  • Freud Museum in Vienna

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Freud Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (275 words)
Freud was over eighty at this time, and he died the following year, but the house remained in his family until his youngest daughter Anna Freud, who was a pioneer of child therapy, died in 1982.
The star exhibit in the museum is Freud's psychoanalytic couch.
This museum is in the house where Sigmund Freud was born.
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