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Male anti-masturbation devices

In the late 19th century it was a widely held belief that masturbation caused insanity and devices such as this were designed to prevent the wearer from touching or stimulating himself. They were often used in mental institutions and sometimes in the home.

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Keywords: Masturbation

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  • Library reference: Museum No A159311, Museum No A159312 and Museum No A159313
  • Photo number: L0043873


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