Sonja Hackett

Sonja Hackett

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Medico Della Peste: I am the Plague Doctor

tudor style lino cut and I like the way it combined with bold shapes and straight lines.

The Plague Doctor's 'beak mask' contained powerful  aromas to prevent miasmas of contagion from infecting him - this style is from Rome but they were also worn in London's Great Plague

The Plague Doctor's 'beak mask' contained powerful aromas to prevent miasmas of contagion from infecting him - this style is from Rome but they were also worn in London's Great Plague

BBC Scotland    Artist Frank To in medieval plague doctors exhibition.    Scots artist Frank To has opened a new exhibition in Edinburgh of paintings inspired by medieval plague doctors.    The strange costumed figures, who wore long pointed masks, would have been a familiar, but unwelcome, sight on the streets of Scotland in the middle ages.    As part of the show, he will be dressing up as a plague doctor in public places.

Scots artist Frank To opens a new exhibition in Edinburgh of paintings inspired by medieval plague doctors.

Plague Doctor costumes!

Celebrating the weird and wonderful Medico Della Peste in art, photography, costume and design.

Authentic Plague Doctor Mask. Germany 14th Century

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