Doctor Schnabel’s virtual Plague Museum displays art and artefacts related to the plague, with an emphasis on the plague doctor’s costume. It is curated by Herbert J. Mattie, artist and art historian from The Netherlands.

Click here for Herbert’s article on the invention of the plague costume by Charles de Lorme in the European Journal for the History of Medicine and Health (subscribers only).

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