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 Enlarged image from the book collections of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Image Description: From Frederick Dekkers, Exercitationes practicae circa medendi methodum. Leiden, 1695. (acad)

A patient being cupped.
The glass cup is applied after being heated. The cooling of the air creates a vacuum, which draws the blood of the infected parts to the surface of the skin.

Reference #: F2542 (use for ordering this digital image)

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