Burying victims of the Plague of London at night in multiple graves, 1665. Artist: Unknown
Burying victims of the Plague of London at night in multiple graves, 1665. Two of the men are smoking pipes, partly to combat the stench of the corpses, partly in the hope that tobacco smoke would prevent them becoming infected.
Oxford Science Archive
29,9Mo (3,7Mo) / 23,0cm x 32,7cm / 2711 x 3859 (300dpi)