“ Victorian mourning dress and veil - Mourning attire in the Victorian period was very strict. A women who was widowed was expected to wear all black crepe, long black dress, a black bonnet was worn which was adorned with a long black veil.
Catacombe dei Cappuccini, Palermo, Italy - Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.
BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.