993.21.1: Fleam, 19th Cent.

Additional Images

993.21.1: Fleam.
Image No. 2096 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Tortoise-shell cased single blade fleam, stamped with makers details 'PAGET LONDON'. Fully extended object dimensions are given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.21.1
Collection: Therapeutics
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 13.5 cm
  • Width: 1.3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • steel,
  • tortoiseshell

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Paget, Richard
  • History of Use: Phlebotomy instrument. Many fleams were used on animals as well as humans.