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Armelle propose un DIY bibliothèque mikado pour une déco scandinave au top ! Parce qu'il y a aussi des astuces sur le blog mode à Nantes mocassinserretête

Armelle propose un DIY bibliothèque mikado pour une déco scandinave au top ! Parce qu'il y a aussi des astuces sur le blog mode à Nantes mocassinserretête

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. Being a plague doctor was unpleasant, dangerous and difficult. Their chances of survival in times of a plague epidemic were slim. (Explanation from wikipedia)A Paper Bear Art Journal Tumblr

"This is actually a mask the Doctors wore so as not to contract fatal diseases back in Victorian era" (or so it claims.I don't recall Victorian doctors wearing Plague masks.I think it's Steampunk and someone bs'd the description.