As in the past fought against insects

• As in the past fought against insects

For centuries, various insects brought a lot of trouble to people, because often they are carriers of all kinds of diseases. Flies, lice, cockroaches, mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, etc. -. With them tried to fight on all continents at all times. So with the help of which it was possible to our ancestors?

for flea trap, 1751-1850 gg., China

As in the past fought against insects

Such traps smeared inside the adhesive when the fleas or other insects there across, the inner part extracted. Agree, pretty good way to deal with pests, especially during the plague.

insect traps, 1851-1900 gg., England

As in the past fought against insects

A is the British equivalent of the Chinese invention. Only here is the essence of the design is quite different: insect pests crawl on the ribbed surface of the inside, but from there could not get out, that is, to the inside of the trap were perfectly smooth wall...

Brass fumigator, 1741-1850 gg., France

As in the past fought against insects

In such a device was placed inside a variety of herbs, and then set on fire. After that used for other purposes.

Brass fumigator, 1801-1900 gg., Spain

As in the past fought against insects

His fumigator has been in Spain.

And these fighters with the plague were used in Europe 17-18 centuries

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Fly Swatter, 1900-1930., United Kingdom

As in the past fought against insects

Modern fly swatter is not particularly different from the British muhoboek beginning of the last century.