Abdominal Supporter.

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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).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Galney, Augustus. September 11, 1883.

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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).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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

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  • September 11, 1883

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  • September 11, 1883

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  • February 8, 1883

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Galney, Augustus. Abdominal Supporter., patent, September 11, 1883; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth170620/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.