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VINTAGE VIBRATOR .and other "sinful things" to be revealed at the Science Museum's Dana Centre .Vibrator, 1930s.Electric vibrators were invented by male doctors to "cure" women of the "disease" of "hysteria" - what we now would call female sexuality.  For years, the treatment had involved doctors giving female patients genital massage to climax at the surgery.  The electric vibrator dramatically reduced the time needed for each treatment and could be operated by the relatively unskilled.  Domestic versions were soon marketed in women's magazines, masquerading as muscle relaxant therapy..23 March 2004.www.capitalpictures.com.sales@capitalpictures.com.©Capital Pictures

VINTAGE VIBRATOR .and other "sinful things" to be revealed at the Science Museum's Dana Centre .Vibrator, 1930s.Electric vibrators were invented by male doctors to "cure" women of the "disease" of "hysteria" - what we now would call female sexuality. For years, the treatment had involved doctors giving female patients genital massage to climax at the surgery. The electric vibrator dramatically reduced the time needed for each treatment and could be...
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