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Title:
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Other title:
Electrical Vibrator

Creator:
Premier Vibrator

Description:
Electric massager with two white rubber attachments, one black rubber attachment, one [sponge] attachment, oil dropper, separate twisted electrical cable, green insulation, spade terminals, marked "660 W 250 VOLTS GENERAL ELECTRIC CO U.S.A." The other end of this cable looks made to take a screw-mount plug. Nameplate on the main unit, "PREMIER VIBRATOR/110 VOLTS DC/110VOLTS 60CYCLES AC/PATENT APPLIED FOR" Plastic with metal parts. Black leather case plus handle. Oil dropper stamped "MADE IN USA" around tip, "FEB 18 1896" on base.

Notes:
Description provided by Alistair Marcus Kwan, Ph.D.

Provenance:
Cooper, William, West Haven, CT

Subjects:

Institution:
Yale University. School of Medicine

Date:
1896

Resource type:
Artifact

Dimensions:
23.5cm x 10.5cm x 22.5cm

Original format:
image/jpeg

Language:
eng

Collection:
Medical Instrument Collection

Rights:
Yale University

Repository:
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library. Historical Library

Identifier:
bk0047a_01.dc