GERMANY.  Authentic plague doctor mask, presumably 14th century.  //  The "beak" would be stuffed with herbs to protect the doctor from the miasma that carried the plague.

Authentic plague doctor mask, Germany, ca. the "beak" would be stuffed with herbs to protect the doctor from the miasma that carried the plague.

Plague Doctor's Mask from around 1700. German Museum of Medical History in Ingolstadt.

Plague Doctor's Mask from around German Museum of Medical History in Ingolstadt. The snout was supposed to protect the wearer from the plague.

A plague doctor was a special physician who saw those who had the Bubonic Plague. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some doctors wore a beak-like mask which was filled with aromatic items. The masks were designed to protect them from putrid air, which (according to the miasmatic theory of disease) was seen as the cause of infection. The protective suit consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed. A wooden cane pointer was used to help examine the patient without touching

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