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Ailments Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 102 pictures in our Ailments collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Carbolic Smoke Ball/1893 Featured Print

Carbolic Smoke Ball/1893

Advertisement for The Carbolic Smoke Ball Co., which claimed to offer a cure for a wide variety of ailments. This led to a court case on grounds of deception & a landmark ruling

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Advert for Harness Electropathic Corset Belts 1886 Featured Print

Advert for Harness Electropathic Corset Belts 1886

'Heath restored by means of mild continuous currents of electricity (without shock) generated by wearing'. Thousands have been successfully treated for nervous exhaustion, brain-fag, melancholia, rheumatism, lumbago, sciatica, gout, kidney complaints, epilepsy, paralysis, sleeplessness, indigestion, constipation, female complaints, general and local debility, hysteria, functional disorders.
1886

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Advert for Dr. Scotts electric hair brush 1881 Featured Print

Advert for Dr. Scotts electric hair brush 1881

Dr. Scott's, (George Augustus Scott), electric hair brush made from pure bristles, no wires, supposedly producing an electric current. Recommended by the best physicians and used by Prince and Princess of Wales (later Edward VII and Queen Alexandra consort). Claims to cure nervous headache, neuralgia, baldness, dandruff, scalp diseases, premature greyness, soothes the weary brain and makes hair grow long and glossy. Date: 1881

© Mary Evans Picture Library