Mad hatter disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Mad hatter disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

If you need costume ideas for dressing as The Mad Hatter - be it for Halloween, a costume party, or a Mad Tea Party - this is the place to be. We'll cover several different interpretations of The Mad.

Who Knew Mad Hatters and Mad Hatters Disease Go hand in Hand?   Who Knew Mad Hatters and Mad Hatters Disease Go hand in Hand?  Mad Hatter part of Alice in Wonderland sculpture by Jose de Creeft (1959) Central Park NYC. Other title: Margaret Delacorte Memorial (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Who knew that Mad Hatters from Alice in Wonderland and Mad Hatter disease had something to do with each other in someway? Mad Hatters from Alice in Wonderland are these tall top hats with a curved inward shape…

Who Knew Mad Hatters and Mad Hatters Disease Go hand in Hand

Who Knew Mad Hatters and Mad Hatters Disease Go hand in Hand? Mad Hatter, part of Alice in Wonderland sculpture by Jose de Creeft Central Park, NYC.

Hat making in the past exposed many workers to toxic mercury, and the condition was officially known as "mad hatter disease." Hatter's shakes, or tremors, were common in both the US and Europe.

Hat making in the past exposed many workers to toxic mercury, and the condition was officially known as "mad hatter disease." Hatter's shakes, or tremors, were common in both the US and Europe.

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A Victorian Millinery Catalogue from 1896.  Mad hatter disease, or mad hatter syndrome, is a commonly used name for hatmakers whose felting work involved prolonged exposure to mercury vapours.  By the turn of the 20th century, mercury poisoning among British hatters had become  quite rare.

A Victorian Millinery Catalogue from 1896. Mad hatter disease, or mad hatter syndrome, is a commonly used name for hatmakers whose felting work involved prolonged exposure to mercury vapours. By the turn of the 20th century, mercury poisoning among British hatters had become quite rare.

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England, mercury was used in the production of felt, which was used in the manufacturing of hats common of the time. People who worked in these hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which accumulated within their bodies over time, causing some workers to develop dementia caused by mercury poisoning. Thus the phrase “Mad as a Hatter” became popular as a way to refer to someone who was perceived as insane.

“Mad as a hatter” - In and century England, mercury was used in making felt for hats. Workers in hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal, which eventually caused mercury poisoning in some, resulting in dementia.

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The Mad Hatter: The Role of Mercury in the Life of Lewis Carroll by Mary Hammond, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00KMQS1HG/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_jEaaub0NNM621

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