Treatment of the Apparently Drowned. Royal National Life-Boat Institution.Portable Edition for the Pocket.
Scarce Illustrated letterpress leaflet, 16mo (165 x 120mm, 6½ x 4¾", one sheet folded); medical advice with woodcut vignettes, issued by the RNLI. Three horizontal folds.
Instructions on how to resuscitate people who have been submerged under water for too long. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, as well as on selected inland waterways. The RNLI was founded on 4 March 1824 as the National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck, adopting the present name in 1854.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
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