Juxtapositions VI

He is a vessel.

Is there an interrelation between the shape of the plague doctor’s dress and alchemist practices?
Left: Frontispiece from Jean-Jacques Manget’s Traité de la peste, Genéve 1721. Right: ‘anatomical furnace’ in Aurora Thesaurusque Philosophorum, Basel 1577. 

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