A simple device for removing a wart
Contrary to the title of this picture, a complicated and convoluted machine to help a sufferer remove a wart from his head. A series of pullies and wheels activated by a lever will eventually succeed in lowering the user with a jolt and successful removing the wart which is precarious tied with thread hanging from a hook above the head. Yikes. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
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Hawker Hunter FGA.74 505
Singapore Air Defence Command - Hawker Hunter FGA.74 505 (msn 41H/680085, ex XJ632 and G-9-356), on the line with armourers preparing the ADEN gun pack for removal. A replacement gun pack rests on a trolley in the foreground, This aircraft is preserved at Jurong in Singapore. (The Royal Small Arms Factory ADEN, ADEN being an acronym for Armament Development ENfield, is a 30 mm revolver cannon used on many military aircraft, particularly those of the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm. Developed post-World War II primarily to meet Air Ministry's requirement for increased lethality in aircraft armament, the cannon is fired electrically and is fully automatic once it is loaded.) Date: circa 1972
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Edwardian society women's beauty treatments 1906
Edwardian ladies believed that it was their duty as a woman to look beautiful. Showing a variety of photographs of society women enduring treatment to help repair from seasons ravages. 1. Reducing weight from incessant dinning-out, they would regularly take light baths in wooden cabinets. 2. To help from the discoloration of facial skin, women would sit in front of a radiation blue light. 3. Magnetic bath were you would lay full length with wires around you, while a therapists would send pulses from a large machine, this would help with strengthen and life-giving. 4. If your nose had gone out of fashion! It could be altered to suit your desire. 5. This equipment helped remove wrinkles by electrical massage. 6.Tonics to help with cheek, throat and neck giving bloom and roundness.
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