Fontilles Sanatorium

Old stone building

The first leprosy patients were admitted to Fontilles sanatorium in 1909. A two mile wall was constructed around it to prevent patients from escaping and help control the spread of leprosy (#). There were still leprosy patients living at the sanatorium when I visited in 2008.

Location: Spain
Year: 2008
Film: Fujifilm, 35mm
Camera: LC-A

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