BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.
From Ossian Brown's exquisite collection of antique vernacular photographs of Halloweens past. Brown compiled his favourites of eerie found photos, all dating between 1875 and into a lovely new book titled Haunted Air. David Lynch wrote the introduction.