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Colour photograph of a tobacco enema kit from the late eighteenth century

Tobacco resuscitator kit, late eighteenth century. This apparatus was used to revive people who were apparently dead, by making use of tobaccos stimulant qualities. The bellows were used to blow tobacco smoke up the rectum, or into the lungs through the nose or mouth