• Privy

    Black ink drawing of the back of a small wooden shed with flap containing 2 chambers with pots.
    March 01 c. 1884

    Dry-Earth Privy

    Maker unknown

    Printed paper


    A type of dry-earth privy that relied on the use of specially designed buckets which were placed under the seats. Ash or earth was placed in the bucket after each use and the buckets were removed at regular intervals.