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Cupping Set

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Medical Equipment; Metal; Wood (Plant Material); Cloth
Summary
This cupping set was owned and used by Drs. Benjamin Smith Middleton and Benjamin Arthur Middleton of Emmerton, Virginia. The wooden box that holds the set is lined with blue-green velvet and has space for 6 cupping glasses, box is 8" x 5.25" x 4". Set includes 5 cupping glasses and 7 blade scarificator in a red box. Two illegible words and the word "Philadelphia" are stamped on the scarificator.
Date Created
circa 1820 - 1850
Description
10 x 20.2 x 13.3 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00641
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