Trade card: W.H. Halse, 22 Brunswick Square, London. Professor of Medical Galvanism. A sketch of Halse's portable galvanic apparatus. (Calv. 172)
Electrotherapy was a popular treatment for a wide range of illnesses in the 1800s. William Hooper Halse, whose electrotherapy machine is advertised here, proclaimed himself a ‘Professor of Medical Galvanism’. He worked in London at 22 Brunswick Square, the address on the dial, from 1846-1855.
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