Toilet - Fowler Ware, MMBW Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station, circa 1939 Object Reg. No: HT 2486

This toilet, located on the second level of the south tower in the the former MMBW spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station was installed during World War II for the use of Lucey Alford who worked in the bacterial research laboratory in the South Engine Room tower. She was the first female scientist to work at the Station.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Water
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: sanitary engineering, sewerage, sewerage works, toilet bowls, wars conflicts
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Plumbing
Tertiary Classification: toilets
User: Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) Spotswood Pumping Station, Victoria, Australia, 1939-1960
User: Ms Lucey Alford, Australia, 1939-1945

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No