Rubber cervical cap, London, England, 1900-1950

Made:
1900-1950 in London

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Rubber cervical cap, air filled rim, by Lambutt, London

A cervical cap is a barrier contraceptive. It is inserted by a woman before sex. The cap sits over the cervix. It acts as a barrier to sperm entering the uterus. This cap is made of rubber and has an air-filled rim, presumably for comfort and flexibility. It was made by manufacturing company Lambutt of London.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
A606541
Materials:
complete, rubber (unidentified)
type:
cervical cap
credit:
Marie Stopes Memorial Foundation
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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