Galvanic Stimulator

Made:
1895-1905 in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown

Galvanic stimulator, in wooden box. Contains two cylindrical single cell batteries at rear, and compartment for wires, pads, etc in front. In lower part, on a flap is mounted coil, switch terminals etc for controlling the shocks. Thought to have been used for medical purposes. c.1900

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
Y1970.26
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
Box (closed): 200 mm x 173 mm x 160 mm,
type:
medical instrument
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gift of Mr A Matthews

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