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All in search of health should wear Harness' electropathic belt : for suffering men & women : for nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, rheumatism, indigestion, sleeplessness, ladies ailments &c. it imparts new life and vigour / The Medical Battery Co., Ltd.

Medical Battery Company.
Date
1893?


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Description

Magazine insert or leaflet advertising the therapeutic belts available at the Medical Battery Company Limited at 52 Oxford Street, London. They were supposed to invigorate the debilitated and cure: rheumatism, constipation, palpitation, neuralgia, nervousness, back pain, sciatica, lumbago, obesity, ladies' ailments (menstruation disorders) and impaired vitality (male impotence). The illustration shows a nurse presenting 2 belts to a man and woman sitting by a table with fruit and a bottle on it.

Publication/Creation

London : Medical Battery Co., 1893?

Physical description

1 sheet : color illustrations ; 22 cm

Exhibitions note

Exhibited in “Electricity: The spark of life” at Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands, 25 July 2017 – 7 January 2018 UkLW

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Languages

  • English


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