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Victorian advert for an electrotherapy belt

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Feeling a bit under the weather? Don’t take a paracetamol, strap on this electrified belt and let 132 volts bring you back to health! Meet the Electro Galvanic Chain! A Victorian miracle cure that’s sure to give you a shock! From the unbelievable, to the ancient and the truly bizarre. Welcome to the world’s Strangest Things. Hidden away in museums, laboratories and storage rooms around the world are the most remarkable and mysterious objects on earth. Now, new research and technology can get under their skin like never before. Using the latest 3D graphics, we can pull these objects apart, zero in on the smallest details and we can rebuild lost or damaged artefacts to uncover their secrets.