Cupping set, 19th century

Cupping set, 19th century

C017/3575 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 52.5MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cupping set comprising of four cups and two brass and steel scarificators. These are contained within a morocco leather case which bares the word 'Cookie', in gold letters on the inner lining. This set would have been used in a procedure called 'wet cupping', a form of bloodletting used in the nineteenth century to 'treat' a range of ailments by removing surplus bodily 'humours' (fluids within the body). The set is English and dates from around 1860.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1860, 1860s, 19th century, antique, bleeding, blood letting, bloodletting, blue background, brass, case, cased, cookie, cup, cupping, cups, historical, history, medical, medical instrument collection, medicine, morocco leather, nineteenth century, scarification, scarificator, scarificators, set, steel, surgery, surgical, wet cupping

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.