People have been dressing up in costume for Halloween for many years. Here is a collection of vintage photos showing Halloween costumes through the years. These costumes look a lot scarier than some of the costumes we see now.
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.