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1965T988 Phlebotomy Outfit

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Title: 1965T988 Phlebotomy Outfit
Description: 1965T988
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.
Keywords:
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Wood
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Pinto Collection
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Science and Industry
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Social history
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Health and Medicine
   
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 46.33 MB; 2842 x 2848 pixels; 241 x 241 mm (print at 300 DPI); 752 x 754 mm (screen at 96 DPI);