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Chamber Pot - Porcelain, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 923178

Summary:
White porcelain chamber pot, circa 1920 used in a psychiatric hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. Used in place of metal chamber pots, perhaps in staff rooms.
Description:
Round, white porcelain chamber pot. Handle on side; beaded pattern around pot 3cm from top rim.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.00 cm (Height), 25.00 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 - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: grooming & hygiene
Place Used: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920

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