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Trusses ephemera. Box 1.

  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes adverts for trusses from: T. Sheldrake (at the Black Boy in The Strand, London, ca. 1760), Widon Bartlett of Fleet Street, London, James Lane of Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London (18th cent.), D.M. Cooper (1917), City of London Truss Society (35 Finsbury Square, 1898, 1927), the College Truss Company (342 Fulham Road, 1899), White's Moc-Main Lever Truss (John White, 228 Piccadilly, 1857), James Morison's Vegetable Universal Medicine (British College of Health), Holloway's Pills, Dr. Roberts's Celebrated Ointment, called the Poor Man's Friend (Beach and Barnicott, 1857), Curtis Abdominal Support, surgical belts, trusses, colostomy appliances, corsets (H.E. Curtis & Son Ltd., 1920s?), Litesome Sportswear Limited's surgical division's range of Litesome supporters and sports protectors (1976), A. Harman (1718, 1720), Peter Bartlett (1719-1722), Mrs. Holford (1728), Guy Nutt (1728), Cole's Patent Truss, or German Truss, 'Boval' adjustable truss (James Wolley, Sons & Co. Ltd. (Manchester), Dr Support Ltd.'s athletic supports (2013?), Medical-Assist (Anglia) Ltd.'s 'Wallace' range of shaped urine bags, Thermoskin elastic supports (Sea-Band Ltd., 2013?).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.



  • English

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