Back Nobber


The back nobber was designed by Bernard L. Gladieux, Jr., and produced by his firm, the Pressure Positive Co., in Boyertown, Pa. Gladieux was inspired by Bonnie Prudden (1914–2011) an American physical fitness pioneer with an Institute for Myotherapy in Lenox, Ma.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: The Pressure Positive Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0220.01Accession Number: 1985.0220Catalog Number: 1985.0220.01

Object Name: Back NobberOther Terms: Back Nobber; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 19 1/2 in x 8 11/16 in x 1 3/4 in; 49.53 cm x 22.0345 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_738805

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