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Enamelled Bidet Pan With Lid

Title : Enamelled Bidet Pan With Lid
Accession ID : H2010.55

Document type: Nursing Museum Object
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Title Enamelled 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!
Materials Enamelled tin
Item Dates 1940s
Source or Donor School of Nursing Collection
Dimensions 35cm long x 27cm wide

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