Early Vaginal Suppository or “Pessary” Mold

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Early Vaginal Suppository or “Pessary” Mold

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18th and early 19th century suppositories were made by hand from a liquid mass poured into forms shaped from oiled paper to form rolled suppositories.  By the mid-19th century metallic molds were introduced to accept a molten liquid to produce formed suppositories.  The earliest form consisting of a tin tray and perforated removable lid to accommodate individual pewter molds.  

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