May. 5th, 2008

spyderfyngers: (victorians are sexy)
...but apparently it's a suspension device for the treatment of scoliosis in 1877.



Scoliosis runs in my family, but I dodged that particular bullet. Still, this looks like a more enjoyable treatment than the horrifyingly invasive metal-rods-inserted-into-the-spine job my aunt had to go through in the seventies.

More of the same gorgeous Victorian quackery over on [community profile] darkvictoria.

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