Dr's wore the beak shaped mask to treat people who had the Plague. They placed herbs in the beak to defuse the smell.
Not everyone wore a plague mask. A physician wearing a plague preventive costume in Marseille
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During the plague doctors wore this bird-like mask. The beak was filled with a potpourri mixture that was believed to protect the wearer from the plague and cover up the smell
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Plague Doctor- physicians wore these masks during outbreaks of bubonic or pneumonic plague in hopes of protecting themselves as they treated patients.
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"In the Middle Ages, no disease wreaked such havoc across Europe as bubonic plague. In this woodcut from a doctor and his assistants tend to a plague patient.