Monday, August 28, 2017

Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem

For those interested in Art History NPR recently released a story about how many of the images we associate with the plague actually depict leprosy or smallpox. In fact, there are very few images of the Black Death from the time of the scourge.  To see more of the images and an explanation check out the story here



















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