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10

Oct

barboobot:

amarilloo:

malformalady:

A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.

barboobot:

amarilloo:

malformalady:

A rapier, manufactured in the mid-19th century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled in a circle to show its flexible properties.

04

Oct

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11

Sep

lukedarlington:

“Vasilisa the Beautiful” by Ivan Bilibin

lukedarlington:

“Vasilisa the Beautiful” by Ivan Bilibin

04

Sep

tomorrow.

tomorrow.

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27

Aug

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My next birthday cake plz. 

My next birthday cake plz. 

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08

Aug

sade-jacks said: did you find out where to get that cat dress?:/

I WISH

Where can I get this dress?

Where can I get this dress?

30

Jul

westerlies:

roguevictorian:

Plague doctors were individuals in the Middle Ages who were given the task of tending to people infected with the plague. In most cases, they were either second rate or under-trained physicians, incapable of maintaining their own practice. Many were not doctors at all, but people of various other employments paid by towns to cater to the sick. 

Plague doctors were employed in various methods when ever plague set in. The earliest documentation of these individuals being hired go as far back as the mid 500s AD. The plague doctor image that we as a general public are familiar with was not seen until the 1600s. It was then that the “traditional” plague doctor costume was created. The costume consisted of a cloak made of heavy fabric covered in wax to protect the doctor’s body, and a mask to keep out the sick air. The masks had a long cone shaped structure at the nose, to be filled with scents that would protect the doctor from the bad air.

Because of the nature of their work, plague doctors often became victims of the plague themselves, or were quarantined for the protection of the public.

There’s a story in this somewhere. A really good one. I just haven’t found it yet.

spoiler: they’re all members of the knife

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