Chamber Pot - Porcelain, circa 1920 Reg. No: SH 923178
- 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.
- Round, white porcelain chamber pot. Handle on side; beaded pattern around pot 3cm from top rim.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
|Dimensions:||13.00 cm (Height), 25.00 cm (Length)|
|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|