05 August 2009

What Are Harness' Electropathic Belts?

From: The Wife's Handbook (1892) by H. Arthur Allbutt
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1 comment:

  1. Ah yes. Those 19th century women, with their hysteria and fainting spells and mysterious 'attacks of the vapors.' It's a wonder humanity managed to keep reproducing and didn't die out. I'm sure Mr. Harness' Electropathic Belt played no small part in the continued flowering of British womanhood.