#Infographic: A Guide to Venetian Masks #mardigras                              …

Infographic: A Guide to Venetian Masks

Each design represents different characters. For instance, the long nose mask represents plague doctor who treated victims of the plague as the Black Death of Europe in the century. I found it interesting because the mask not only

The Black Death Plague Doctor: A plague doctor was a special medical 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.

Goth the plague doctors mask may be made of wood but his soul is made of shadows,his skin is made of feathers & his mind is made of disease.

Na antiguidade as pessoas com doenças contagiosas (lepra/peste) eram confinadas em locais isolados. Esse cara daria um ótimo "carcereiro"

m Rogue Arcane Trickster w book lantern crow spassundspiele: “ The Hermit – fantasy character concept by Hector Pohl ”

Victorian Plague mask.  The "beak" would be filled with herbs, etc which were thought to protect a person.

says this is a "Plague Doctors' mask. Herbs and dried flowers filled the beak to protect from germs and fight odors"

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.

macabre contemporary surrealist watercolour and ink painting crowNE Disturbing and Provocative Art, Plague doctors were individuals in the Middle Ages...

peripheral-visions: Tattoos I’ll never get but want adding this to my ever growing pile of plague mask references. I swear i’m going to get a plague mask tattoo one day. I just need to figure out how.

Plague Doctor mask in black leather Schnabel by TomBanwell on Etsy

Plague Doctor mask in black leather "Schnabel"

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.

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.

circus performer story idea - "The stork," a man who is in the circus because of a deformity, but has the most pure and romantic heart of all, and falls in love with someone whom he is too shy to speak to

circus performer story idea - "The stork," a man who is in the circus because of a deformity, but has the most pure and romantic heart of all, and falls in love with someone whom he is too shy to speak to. I love this!

Plague Doctor by SaintYak

The Vanth take many shapes on earth, some of them are kind, many are as foreboding as the psychopomps themselves.

Neurobics: Keeping the Mind Active: Czech Holiday Costumes & Customs (Musaion, Prague)

Mask & Masquerade Plague Doctor Mask Museum of The Plague Doctor Masks

Plague Doctor - during the Bubonic Plague Dr's would wear this creepy looking mask seen here.

Plague Doctor

“ its-so-surreal: “ “ 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.

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