Women on the verge of hysteria: the history of the vibrator
• Women on the verge of hysteria: the history of the vibrator
From the medical device to the "personal massagers back" - vibrator experienced a rich and eventful history. So now he performs one goal for us - to give pleasure, and in the XIX century, vibrators were used only by physicians as almost the only remedy for the treatment of female hysteria - this diagnosis put all sexually unsatisfied women who from anorgasmia began to behave inappropriately.
In XX century the situation has changed - these devices have been used for personal use, but never (do you hear, never!) Is not advertised as sexual aids. Instead, manufacturers are vaguely described "healing properties of personal massagers" like "circulation stimulation and healthy skin radiant."
Only a decade later, when a woman's sexuality was still recognized as existing, and the sex was not only the act of reproduction, vibrators have ceased to be "back scratcher" and become what they were in fact always - devaysa for pleasure.
Massage vibrator Arnold 1909.
What do the antediluvian sex toys and Mark Twain? Right. Massager Arnold. According to rumors, Samuel Clemens used the earlier model of the device for their own needs. More like a hand mixer, Tumbler Arnold was advertised as "exfoliator for the face, keeping an eternal youth."
Vibrator Vibra King, 1922.
In appearance resembles a modern hairdryer. Just do not blow. Just like all the previous ones, it was positioned as a "tool for facial beauty" and recommended as a wedding gift.
Wahl Hand-e, 1940.
Packing asserts, that this device is designed to massage the "face of the scalp and body." What specific part of the body - chastely is not specified. Unlike its predecessors, this product was much quieter and does not make sounds in the morning running drills.
A device for hairdressers Oster Stim-u-lax for Barbers, 1948.
Well, maybe it really was originally conceived for hairdressers to those massaging clients head, but also ordinary citizens very soon guessed that the "stim-u-lax" can also be used in the bedroom - especially fans of intensive preliminary games.
Vibrator "Endis" 1942.
Supermehanichesky "Endis" improve blood circulation - so says the packaging. Why? Because all personal massagers that were sold in the market, had to relieve tension in the muscles - otherwise they simply would not have bought. But this device has been a lot of very interesting tips for all occasions.
The manual Niagara unit 1968.
The world's first massager equipped with speed control, can zoom in or to delay orgasm. Well, or pain in the back, if you used it on "direct" assignment. Furthermore, it was the first device which can be used both outside and inside. However, to carry it from place to place was not very convenient.
Massager Norelco, 1969.
Promoted as a back massager, this was the first such device, the forerunner, so to speak, and is now manufactured by Hitachi Magic Wand, which can, and who is used to relieve tension in the muscles, but more often it is still possible to see in porn.
Personal vibrator, 1970.
The first device in the world, which has become like a sex toy being sold today. This is how the producers noted that the yard has already happened and the sexual revolution can be called a spade a spade ... or massaging their feet, as pictured on the packaging.
elektromassazhery VP-1 1983.
In the USSR, as we know, it did not have sex for a long time. Therefore, the "massagers" we have released, but the purposes for which they were designed, people guessed only empirically.