M0006349: Five bloodletting appliances

June 1939
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M0006349: Five bloodletting appliances. In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Previous title, replaced August 2020: Bloodletting appliances.


Reproduction of a photograph of five bloodletting appliances: 1. Lancet used for venesection, Tuvalu. 2. Cupping horn, Africa. 3. Gourd cupping vessel. Africa. 4. Cupping glass, Algeria. 5. Cupping vessel, Algeria. The reproduction is from an unknown publication. Related images: M0006349EB, M0006350.


June 1939

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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