I really like the style : Stephen Collins : The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
Arthur Hale Electric Belt, 1910.
Advertisement for the Owen Electric Belt, circa 1895. The text promises that it 'Cures Rheumatism, Sciatica, Chronic Diseases and Nervous Ailments in either man or woman, from any cause, where medicines fail.'.
Coloured lithograph published by T McClean during a cholera epidemic and showing a man wearing a bulky costume made of useless preventatives, including India rubber, a face mask and juniper berries. The satirical commentary below also recommends the dragging of a small cart containing further items and concludes that 'by exactly following these directions you may be certain that the cholera...will attack you the first�. Cholera first appeared in Britain in 1831, and its relationship with…