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A physician dressed in protective plague costume. Line engraving after J.J. Manget.

Manget, Jean-Jacques, 1652-1742.

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Abito di medico, ed'altre persone, che visitano gli appestati. Il medesimo abito è di marrochino di Levante la maschera tiene gli occhi di cristallo, ed un lungo naso ripieno di profumi descritto dal Sigr. Manget.

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 12.1 x 6.8 cm

Publications note

Jonathan Ferguson, 'Beaky blinders: in search of the plague doctor', Fortean times, 1 June 2020, pp. 34-41

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10075i

Reproduction note

Another vesion is the frontispiece to Maurice de Toulon, 'Traité de la peste', Geneva 1721, vol I.

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