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Plague Doctor woodcut

Plague Doctor woodcut

Dr's wore the beak shaped mask to treat people who had the Plague. They placed herbs in the beak to defuse the smell.

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 (1720)

Not everyone wore a plague mask. A physician wearing a plague preventive costume in Marseille

Plague Doctor Statue

Plague Doctor Statue

In 1665 around of Plague kills about (This is a Plague doctor, they would only treat plague patients.Plague doctors wore a mask with a bird-like beak to protect them from being infected by the disease, which they believed was airborne)

loveisspeed.......: From the history of masks. Europe and the Venice,16-18th century....

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.

Plague doctor.

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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.

flu - I had a little bird and its name was Enza  I opened the window and in-flu-enza. A  children's jump rope rhyme heard nationwide during the height of the Spanish  flu  pandemic 1918.

"Avian Flu" "Hellmaw" "Hydra" "A Fay Joust" "Opiate Dragon" John Clowder is a collage artist using the moniker "Rev.

In this woodcut from 1512, a doctor and his assistants tend to a plague patient.

"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.

London Plague Costume (1665 Plague)

London Plague Costume (1665 Plague)

Antonietta in Schloss Ambras by unknown painter, c. late 1580's (she was born 1580) - thank you most heartily for the great ladies who provided more information and corrections for this painting, see below in the comments!

Part of the Gonzales family, who all had hypertrichosis universalis (or Ambras syndrome), causing uncontrolled hair growth.

Female Anatomical History    For centuries the presumption was that the vagina was an inverted interior penis and testes. In fact the fallopian tubes did not get their name until Gabriele Fallopio discovered them in the late 1500s. With the 17th century came the coining of the term ovaries. A 17th century engraving from Casserio’s theatrum anatomicum depicts a serene woman with an open flower in the center of her abdomen exposing a fetus. The petals are labelled A-G revealing the order of…

'de formato foetu' 1631 by giulio casserio (ca. anatomist and odoardo fialetti, artist courtesy the national library of medicine

A Lamentation by an unknown artist, 17th/18th century.

antitacta: A Lamentation by an unknown artist, century.

A physician wearing a seventeenth century plague preventive costume - Wellcome Library

A 17th C watercolor of a costume worn by physicians during an outbreak of the plague. Physicians believed that the disease was spread by air and when treating victims they carried flowers in their pockets which they dissolved in vinegar along with the powder of cloves, cinnamon, incense and perfumed oils. This material was then placed in the long noses of masks they wore to protect themselves from contagion (and to hide the offensive odor of death).