Toilet and Cistern; Shanks & Co. Tubal Works Barrhead United Kingdom; c1890s;...

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Name/Title

Toilet and Cistern

About this object

Blue and white "Mulberry-Chrysanthemum" patterned porcelain toilet with wooden seat and accompanying cistern. Shanks Patent

Maker

Shanks & Co. Tubal Works Barrhead United Kingdom

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c1890s

Place Made

United Kingdom

Measurements

Toilet approx 55 x 48 x 73 (width x height x length), Cistern approx 27 x 27 x 45 (height x depth x width)

Subject and Association Description

These toilets were for sale in the 1890s. There were twelve different patterns available. It is a Levern Single Trap Syphonic Closet System and could only be bought in combination with it's cistern to ensure the complicated 'symphonic' system worked perfectly

Object Type

Toilet and Cistern

Object number

24

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