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 smell the rotting bodies.
A theory during the Bubonic Plague was that the plague was caused by evil spirits. To scare the spirits away, the masks were intentionally designed to be creepy.
I need a Venetian plague mask.
Projections in Sydney, Australia
Out for some daytime shopping. You know.
I dunno why this picture is under the Doctor Who tag. It’s just a bunch of people riding an escalator. Still I have the strangest feeling I should reblog this.
I don’t get it.
Is that guy wearing two polo shirts underneath a jacket? Who started that fashion?
double poloshirt guy is such an asshole why leave that space there cmon move down a step asshat
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy, in case you hadn’t heard. How dare she remove those ticking time bombs from her chest, amiright? Like, hasn’t she learned by now that her body is public domain and we all get to vote on what she does with it? Sheesh, how selfish can ya get.