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PORTABLE BIDET PAN WITH LID

Title : PORTABLE BIDET PAN WITH LID
Accession ID : H2010.55


Document type: Nursing Museum Object
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Item Name PORTABLE BIDET PAN WITH LID
Description Portable bidet with lid used by a midwife performing perineal and vuval washdowns (toilets), especially following childbirth. New mothers had to rest in bed for up to ten days. No early showers and ambulation in those days!
Marks by Maker Illegible maker's mark on bottom of pan
Materials Enamelled tin
Item Dates 1940s
Importance National
Significance note historical importance for midwifery nursing
Location Status Stored
Current Location Football cabinet
Source or Donor SCHOOL OF NURSING COLLECTION
Condition of Item on Receipt Damaged
Dimensions 35cm long x 27cm wide


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