Plague Doctor Hat in Black Leather

Plague Doctor Hat in Black Leather

A Black Leather. It certainly looks creepy, and not without reason. During the Black Plague, Italian doctors wore these to keep from inhaling airborne contaminants. Bubonic plague had a sister virus called pneumonic plague,

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Worn during the middle ages, the beak was thought to protect the doctor from the plague.

Anatomy of 14th Century Bubonic Plague Hazmat Suits

Doctors during the black plague would wear these masks with herbs and oils that were believed to protect them from disease. They would also cover their robes & hats.

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Steampunk - Plague Doctor Hat in Black Leather by TomBanwell

Plague Doctor Hat in Black Leather by TomBanwell

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Thomas Bartholini's illustration of plague doctor from 1661. Via Wikipedia.

Plague Doctor- physicians wore these masks during outbreaks of bubonic or pneumonic plague in hopes of protecting themselves as they treated patients.

Plague doctor...the "beak" would contain herbs that would help to protect the Doctor from contracting the disease. It was basically useless...of course they didn't realize how disease was spread and the different methods of cross contamination, etc...

The Black Death Plague Doctor. Wore long cloaks covered in wax. The long beak like mask was used to cover the smell of death by putting herbs in the beak.