Instructions for the Battle Creek Health Builder, c 1900.
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32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Instructions for the Battle Creek Health Builder, c 1900.

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Description

These instructions for the Battle Creek Health Builder illustrate 24 different exercises that can be performed by both men and women using the equipment, as well as suggested timings for the various exercises. Dr John Harvey Kellogg, brother of Will Keith Kellogg, the businessman responsible for the breakfast cereals, was proprietor of the Battle Creek 'Sanitarium' in Michigan, home to a host of temperance-influenced health treatments, including this form of vibratory massage.
 

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