Bourdalon, or female urinal, English, c 1805.
Image number: 10287498
Spode china, blue design with birds and plants. Chamber pots were in use before the advent of toilets. The Spode factory was founded by Josiah Spode (1733-1797) in 1767, and has become famous for its blue printed earthenware.
- Image number:
- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 12:40
- Image rights:
- Science Museum