D-shaped hot-water bottle, Nottingham, England, 1880-1940

Made:
1880-1940 in Nottingham and England
maker:
Langley MIll Pottery

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Buff glazed earthenware D-shaped hot water bottle, Lovatt's Langley Ware, formerly used in Farnborough Hospital, 1880-1940

This hot-water bottle was probably used to warm patients’ beds or as a foot warmer. It is made of glazed earthenware and was used at Farnborough Hospital, now called the Princess Royal University Hospital, in Kent, England. It is shown here with a similar example (1988-610).

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Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
1988-609
Materials:
cap, metal and earthenware
type:
hot-water bottle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Farnborough Hospital

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