Fort Macinack Cupping 1

Bloodletting and cupping instruments Fort Mackinac hospital museum

An exhibit on cupping and bloodletting at the Fort Mackinac Army hospital museum on Mackinac Island, Michigan, from approximately 1860. The bloodletting and the cupping could be used together or in isolation, at the discretion of the surgeon, for a variety of reasons. Photo by Colleen Whiteford at the Fort Mackinac Army Hospital Museum.

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