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Subject > Health & Hygiene > Chamber pot

Accession # SRM1980-23.7

Chamber pot

1830-1860


Chamber pots were kept in bedrooms as inconspicuous options to visiting the outhouse during the night. They were also used by the ill or incapacitated who could not leave the confines of their bedroom.




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