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Chamber Pot - Rubber, Black, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 850235
- Made: circa 1890 - 1910. Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 - 1940. Used in a Victorian psychiatric hospital. Rubber chamber pots were supplied to wards as ceramic ones were easily broken by distressed patients.
- Black rubber chamber pot with a flat base and straight sides which are slightly wider at the top.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||125 mm (Height), 200 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, public health, sanitation, -1, making history - psych services|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Bathing & hygiene within Victorian Mental Health Institutions|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||grooming & hygiene|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1920|
|References:||card with exhibit. Oral history, Dr E.C.Dax, 27.4.1992|