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Did you know: The beak-like nose pieces of the feared and reviled Plague Doctors were actually filled with flowers and herbs? This was an effort to ward off bad smells, or "miasma", which were thought to cause the plagues of the time. 


Today, we know better about plagues, but the Plague Doctors continue to thrill us with their crow-like forboding. This Doctor stands 20 inches tall, and is made for wall or window. 



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