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Replica of a marble commode used in the Vatican, Europe, 1601-1900
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Replica of a marble commode used in the Vatican, Europe, 1601-1900
Marble commode from the Vatican (replica)
Marble commode from the Vatican (replica). Full 3/4 view, black background.
Work Type
Public Health & Hygiene
Date
1601-1900
Location
Europe
Measurements
overall: 445 mm x 610 mm x 657 mm,
Description
Marble commode from the Vatican (replica)
This is a copy of a commode used in the Vatican, the residence of the Pope, who is the leader of the Catholic Church. Underneath the commode, a chamber pot would have been placed and emptied after use. The item was bought from a private collection in 1932 by one of Henry Wellcome"s collecting agents, Captain Peter Johnston-Saint.
This is a copy of a commode used in the Vatican, the residence of the Pope, who is the leader of the Catholic Church. Underneath the commode, a chamber pot would have been placed and emptied after use. The item was bought from a private collection in 1932 by one of Henry Wellcome"s collecting agents, Captain Peter Johnston-Saint.
Accession Number
Subject
commode
ID Number
co146974
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
File Properties
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