Group of bloodsticks, 1750-1850.

Group of bloodsticks, 1750-1850.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Bloodsticks were used to strike the back of the fleam (a type of folding lancet) to force the blade of the fleam into an animal's vein so that blood letting could occur.

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