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Catharine Beecher
Miss Beecher's domestic receipt-book: designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy , 1865
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Fig. 5. (hydrostatic couch)
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This contraption, when filled with water, would provide relief to those ailing from ulcers or bedsores. Catharine Beecher suggested that every town have one to rent to those who needed it.
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Miss Beecher'S Domestic Receipt Book ; Care Of The Sick
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