Model sink, one of four sanitary ware models by Doulton, 19th century
Made by the famous ceramic company Doulton, this model sink may have been used by travelling salesmen or displayed in an exhibition teaching the public about cleanliness. The health dangers of not washing hands after going to the toilet or before preparing and eating food is common knowledge today but this was not the case throughout much of the 1800s. Hand-washing can prevent the spread of disease.
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