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BEDPAN

Title : BEDPAN
Accession ID : H2010.59


Document type: Nursing Museum Object
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Item Name BEDPAN
Description Ceramic bedpan with a spout, probably for emptying. (found in a shop in Darwin 1980s)
Materials Glazed ceramic
Item Dates origin unknown
Importance World
Significance note Bedpan CDU Nursing Museum [Catalogue Number H59] - This is an unusual slipper pan with a handle also acting as a spout, presumably for emptying. The flat end was inserted between the legs or the patient could be rolled onto it. The patient remained lying flat, or semi-flat, rather than sat upright to use it.
Location Status Stored
Current Location Football cabinet
Source or Donor MASON Janie
Dimensions 37 x 23 cm


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