Contraceptive sheath, 1800-1850.

Made:
1801-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown
Condom made from animal gut, 1800-1850.

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Condom made from animal gut, 1800-1850.
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Contraceptive sheath, made from animal gut, in waxed paper envelope, Europe, 1801-1850

This is a contraceptive sheath made out of animal gut, and it is packaged in a waxed paper envelope.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
1984-540
Materials:
animal remains, paper (fibre product) and wax
type:
condom
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Dunkley, A.H.