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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


An early version of a hearing aid. It wasn’t a physical trumpet like the instrument, but more of a metal horn or tapered tube that was held up to the ear to help amplify sound. [LD]

Audiology, Canadian Academy of. “The Hearing Aids of Yesteryear.” Canadian Audiologist, vol. 2, no. 2., Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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