The origin of the expression 'Mad as a Hatter' - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The origin of the expression 'Mad as a Hatter' - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fur industry- hat-making, Canadian voyageurs. ( 1858- ) - Mad hatter disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fur industry- hat-making, Canadian voyageurs. ( 1858- ) - Mad hatter disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mad hatter disease - The mad hatter Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mad hatter disease - The mad hatter Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Mad Hatter Disease

Mad Hatter Disease

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A Victorian Millinery Catalogue from 1896.  Mad hatter disease, or mad hatter syndrome, is a commonly used name for hatmakers whose felting work involved prolonged exposure to mercury vapours.  By the turn of the 20th century, mercury poisoning among British hatters had become  quite rare.

A Victorian Millinery Catalogue from 1896. Mad hatter disease, or mad hatter syndrome, is a commonly used name for hatmakers whose felting work involved prolonged exposure to mercury vapours. By the turn of the 20th century, mercury poisoning among British hatters had become quite rare.

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Hat making in the past exposed many workers to toxic mercury, and the condition was officially known as "mad hatter disease." Hatter's shakes, or tremors, were common in both the US and Europe.

Hat making in the past exposed many workers to toxic mercury, and the condition was officially known as "mad hatter disease." Hatter's shakes, or tremors, were common in both the US and Europe.

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