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Urinal Bottle

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

White ceramic urinal bottle. Sits on a flat base with a hollow sphere above it reaching out to a hollow cylinder with a handle on top.
Used by male patients who were unable to use the toilet facilities, following surgery or a severe illness.
185 mm length of base by 120 mm width Height of sphere is 90 mm at one end going down to 80 mm at handle end. Cylinder is 100 mm long x 60 mm diameter.
Object Registration
KVHS 0524
hospital equipment, tawonga district hospital, mt beauty hospital
Historical information
This hospital equipment was used in the Tawonga District General Hospital which was built in the 1950s specifically for the increase in population due to the Kiewa Hydro Scheme.
Historical: Shows the development of scientific hospital equipment. Provenance: Used in the Tawonga District General Hospital which was remote.
Inscriptions & Markings
Under the base: R. FOWLER LIMITED / FOWLER WARE / AUSTRALIA and UKV 269 sticker
Is chipped at the opening
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM