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Slipper Bed Pan - Ceramic, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850232

Summary:
White ceramic slipper bedpan circa 1900 used in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia. Made: R. Fowler Ltd., circa 1900
Description:
White china slipper bed pan with pear-shaped base and white ceramic handle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 41.00 cm (Height), 24.00 cm (Width), 15.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, nursing, sanitation, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Nursing
Tertiary Classification: grooming & hygiene
Inscriptions: X025 plus trademark printed in grey on the base. R. Fowler Ltd/ Thomastown/ VIC.
Manufacturer: Thomastown, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1900-1940
References: card with exhibit.

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