Bell and Moody's promotional leaflet, c 1840s.
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Advertisement for William Moody Bell's medical supplies. Bell, 'from Bell & Moody's Surgeon Mechanist to the Hospitals' had premises at 8, Colonnade and Clarence Street, Cheltenham, established in 1842. Surgical instruments and medical supplies included portable vapour baths, artificial limbs, spine supports, galvanic equipment, dentists' instruments, elastic stockings and bandages and mattresses and pillows. 'Ladies attended by Mrs Moody Bell'. A royal coat of arms appears at the top of the letterhead.