The Family Doctor

The Family Doctor and People's Medical Adviser was published on 7 March 1885 by George Purkess of 286, Strand.

Today the magazine is best known for the readers' letters about sexual fetishism. Subjects: Corset, Corporal Punishment, Whipping of girls, Tight lacing, Tight boots.


  • The Regime of the Stay-Lace, page 51ff. ISBN 0951238531
  • The Corset; A Cultural History, page 93ff. ISBN 0300099533

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