Boston nerve beater
Quacks and quackery
Used for beating one's nerves back to normal function
Wooden handle attached to a long piece of softened leather. Handle says "Boston Nerve Beater". "PAT APLD V03"?
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Late 19th cent.
Michael Gordon (Firm)
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Wood, leather, and steel
“Boston nerve beater,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed December 15, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16876.