993.37.1: Cupping Glass, c. 1906

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993.37.1: Cupping Glass.
Image No. 2056 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Small sized cupping glass. Part of 'Becton Dickinson Dry Cupping Set'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.37.1
Collection: Therapeutics
Date: c. 1906

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 7 cm
  • Diameter: 2.8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • glass

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Becton, Dickinson & Co.
  • Owner: Dr. William Charles Walsh
  • History of Use: Phlebotomy instrument, part of set with cupping glasses 993.35.1 and 993.36.1 and suction pump 993.34.1. Used by Dr William Charles Walsh [1881-1956] an early Vancouver physician with a practice on the East Side until 1953.