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Henry Aitken Porcelain Pessary York

Henry Aitken Porcelain Pessary York

£225

Aitkens improved porcelain pessary was a vaginal aid used in helping incontinent woman but also to aid pelvic organ prolapse. An abdominal belt with straps were attached front and back so as to exert upwards pressure on the device. An air hole runs through the centre to alleviate pressure from noxious gases! A piece of Victorian quackery which may have actually worked. Ā Length 4 inches, C1870,s

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