Doctor Schnabel von Rom: A broadside on doctors in Rome and their protective clothing against the plague; with an engraving after an Italian broadside showing a figure dressed with along coat, gloves,.
Plague Doctor Hat and mask in Black Leather van TomBanwell on Etsy - This is a classical plague doctor's hat, modeled after the engraving by Paul Fürst done in It is part of the historical plague doctor's costume.
During the Bubonic Plague, doctors wore these bird-like masks to avoid becoming sick. They would fill the beaks with spices and rose petals, so they wouldn’t have to smell the rotting bodies. A theory during the Bubonic Plague was that the plague was caused by evil spirits. To scare the spirits away, the masks were intentionally designed to be creepy.
BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.
Vintage German Corkscrew with Plague Doctor Mask Bell, Wine Bottle Opener, Bird Doctor Bubonic Plague Mask Corkscrew, Mid Century Barware
Like odd/ creepy corkscrews?? Vintage German Corkscrew with Plague Doctor Mask Bell, Wine Bottle Opener, Bird Doctor Bubonic Plague Mask Corkscrew, Mid Century Barware http://etsy.me/2FnH8IH