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Plague Doctor Poster - Plague Doctor Print - Dr Beak Circa 1660 UK, EU USA Domestic Shipping

Plague Doctor Poster From Circa 1660 Got a special photo or image you want on a poster? Get a custom poster made ✨ CUSTOM POSTERS Here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/762252827/custom-posters-make-your-own-customized ✨ 10% Discount coupons, and special offers sign up here: https://wallartprints4u.aweb.page/etsy-wallartprint4u This is a poster print Doctor Schnabel (Dr. Beak), a plague doctor in seventeenth-century Rome, circa 1660 A plague doctor was a physician who treated victims of the…

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The Black Death inadvertently gave rise to the birth of the English pub as we know it today, according to Robert Tombs, professor of history at Cambridge University

It was the devastating pandemic that wiped out half of medieval Britain’s population. But the Black Death also had a surprising, and far more cheery, side-effect on our culture.

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Black Death may have been lurking for centuries

The Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Germany has reconstructed complete pathogen genomes from victims of the Great Plague of Marseille.

A map of the progress of the bubonic plague in Europe during the 14th Century AD, by Sean Twiddy

A map of the progress of the bubonic plague in Europe during the 14th Century AD. Watercolor and ink.

During the Black Death, incoming ships were forced to wait for 40 days to prevent possible infection. The Italian word for 40, “quaranta”, is where we get the word “quarantine”.

During the Black Death, incoming ships were forced to wait for 40 days to prevent possible infection. The Italian word for 40, “quaranta”, is where we get the word “quarantine”.

What Caused the Black Death?

The Black Death ripped through Europe in the mid fourteenth century causing death on an unprecedented scale. At the time people didn't understand the disease, but now scientists have pieced together what caused the Black Death.

The ready-to-hang Death Waits for No One canvas prints are produced with archival ink on museum-grade, gallery-wrapped canvas and extend 1.5 inches off the wall, so there's no need for a frame. There are several sizes available and each limited-edition giclee is signed and numbered out of only 40 Artist Proofs. Please allow up to three weeks for delivery of canvas prints, as they are custom-built at the time the order is placed.

The ready-to-hang Death Waits for No One canvas prints are produced with archival ink on museum-grade, gallery-wrapped canvas and extend 1.5 inches off the wall, so there's no need for a frame. There are several sizes available and each limited-edition giclee is signed and numbered out of only 40 Artist Proofs. Please allow up to three weeks for delivery of canvas prints, as they are custom-built at the time the order is placed.