A century of sex toys – The Science Museum of London has thousands of objects covering more than 3,000 years of medical history. They include sex toys from years past. This hand-held electric vibrator is from 1909. All the items shown here are part of the museum's medical collections. Editor's note: This gallery contains content that some viewers might find objectionable.
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A century of sex toys – The "Veedee" vibratory massager had two attachments. It is German and dates to between 1901 and 1930. Massage was considered an effective treatment for combating almost any ailment in the late 1800s, according to the museum's History of Medicine website.
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A century of sex toys – According to the museum website, the "Veedee" vibratory massager claimed to cure colds, digestive complaints and flatulence. It is believed that the name is a pun on the Latin phrase "veni vidi vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered).