1965T988 Phlebotomy Outfit
|Title:||1965T988 Phlebotomy Outfit|
Medical instrument - Phlebotomy Outfit, 1750-1850
Possibly made in France
Pinto Collection - Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.
Phlebotomy, or blood-letting, has a long history and was a remedy for many illnesses, its height of popularity being the 18th century. This phlebotomy outfit contains a brass scarifier made by Savigny, and four remaining cupping glasses, each with adjustable valves.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,
Science and Industry,
Health and Medicine
|Usage Rights:||CC0 - Public Domain|
|Size:||69.37 MB; 4256 x 2848 pixels; 360 x 241 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1126 x 754 mm (screen at 96 DPI);|