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Chamber Pot HC28

A cream coloured glazed ceramic chamber pot with small handle on one side. A raised pattern appears below lip of pot.

Chamber pots were used as toilets usually at night and were often stored under beds or in cabinets. It was not uncommon in the morning for pots to be emptied into the street. Chamber pots were used well into the 19th Century.

date: early 20th Century 

manufacturer: W. Adams & Sons, England

maximum dimension: 230mm

subject area: Social Science, PE & Health, English and Languages

subject themes: History, Health, Domestic, Home, Hygiene

handling collection number: HC28

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