Private Suite of E. C. Heselton, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

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Private suite in the Heselton House. Dr. Cowan, seated, was a physician known as an "Electric Healer". This technique was stimulation of bone and muscle by mild electric shock treatment.

"These rooms were sublet for a time to Dr. Cowan, who can be seen seated.

~ Roland T. Patten, Custodian of Historical Views, 1929"

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  • Title: Private Suite of E. C. Heselton, Skowhegan, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Somerset Independent Reporter
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Skowhegan, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: 161_162_5hezelton6
  • Collection: Henry A. Wyman Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632
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