Cite this: Beecher, Catharine Esther. 1865. Miss Beecher's domestic receipt-book : designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy., New York : Harper & Brothers.Publishers.
Supplied Caption: 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.
Original Caption: Fig. 5. ;(hydrostatic couch)
Tag(s): Domestic Life, Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt Book, Care of the sick