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Cheet Expanders
No 26,975 A. D. 1907 Date of Application, 6th Dec., 1907--Accepted, 6th Aug., 1,4U8 COMPETE SPECIFICATION.

Improvements in Corsets and Chest Expanders

I Mary Donohue 4 Eltham Street Levenshulme Manchester Corset Stay and Surgical Belt Maker do hereby declare the nature of this invention and in what manner the same is to be performed, to be particularly described and ascertained in and by the following statement:--

My improved corsets and chest espanders are of the type in which one armhole portion is placed over each shoulder and the two parts crossed behind, then brought to the front and there fastened at a1.   Referring to the drawings the corsets are made from sateen 3 or silk 3 with elastic sides 4 whalebone supports 2 straps and buckles or steel fasteners a1. They are worn in pairs and attached separately.   The one is attached by placing the right arm through the armhole 5, then it passes down the back under the left arm round the waist and meets the other which has come from the left shoulder under the right arm to fasten with steel fasteners a1 or buckles and straps at the front of the body.   By fastening them thus they dispense with the uses of the ordinary corset or chest expanders as they can be tautened or slackened at will without fear of them slipping off.   They can be used either by men or women; boys or girls according to size.

Having now particularly described and ascertained the nature of my said invention and in what manner the same ia to be performed I declare that what I claim is

The construction and design of the combined corset or chest expander sub- stantially as described and shown in the drawings.

Dated this 2nd day of December 1907.

4 Eltham Street Levenshulme Manchester,
Corset Stay and Surgical Belt Maker.