Davis & Kidder's Patent Magneto-Electric Machine
Wood, brass, other metal, paper
Overall: 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 10 in. (19.7 x 24.1 x 25.4 cm)
printed paper label: affixed to inside of lid: "DAVIS & KIDDER'S / PATENT MAGNETO- / ELECTRIC MACHINE / FOR NERVOUS DISEASES. / Directions. . . . / Manufactured and sold by W. H. BURNAP, Sole Proprietor, 259 West 27th St., New York, whose / signature is a
Hand-cranked apparatus mounted inside wooden box with directions for use printed on paper label affixed to inside surface of hinged lid; electric shock delivered to patient via two cylindrical sheet metal handles attached to metallic cords joined to either side of box.
Gift of Joseph Nathan Kane
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