Abdominal Supporter.

Description:

Patent for a new and improved supporter for the abdomen during pregnancy. This design "consists of an abdominal sack for the support of the abdomen in pregnancy, which is contrived with supporting-bands adapted for supporting it from the shoulders of the wearer, where the weight can be best sustained, and so as to entirely avoid the belt commonly used, and thus relieve the stomach and liver from the pressure and irritation which it produces" (lines 7-15).

Creator(s): Galney, Augustus.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Creation Date: September 11, 1883
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Creator (Inventor):
Galney, Augustus.

Galney, A., of Galveston, Texas.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 11, 1883
  • Accepted: September 11, 1883
  • Submitted: February 8, 1883
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Description:

Patent for a new and improved supporter for the abdomen during pregnancy. This design "consists of an abdominal sack for the support of the abdomen in pregnancy, which is contrived with supporting-bands adapted for supporting it from the shoulders of the wearer, where the weight can be best sustained, and so as to entirely avoid the belt commonly used, and thus relieve the stomach and liver from the pressure and irritation which it produces" (lines 7-15).

Note:

"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 284,831, dated September 11, 1883. Application filed February 8, 1883. (No model.)"

Physical Description:

[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): support devices | pregnancy
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas Patents
Identifier:
  • PAT-NO: 284831
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth170620
Resource Type: Patent
Format: Text