Kōrero: Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene

Chamber pot (1 o 2)

Chamber pot

Chamber pots were tucked under beds in the days when the household toilet was located in an outhouse in the back garden. The pot saved a trip outside to the toilet at night. The contents were emptied into the toilet in the morning. 

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Owaka Museum
Reference: CT80.1224b

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene - Toilets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/40802/chamber-pot (accessed 20 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013