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
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
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
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
His fumigator has been in Spain.
And these fighters with the plague were used in Europe 17-18 centuries
Fly Swatter, 1900-1930., United Kingdom
Modern fly swatter is not particularly different from the British muhoboek beginning of the last century.