999.6.1: Potty, Child's, 1930-1950

Additional Images

999.6.1: Potty, Child's.
Image No. 1983 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A round handled enameled ware child's potty. White enamel with black trim on seamless pot. Label adhering to the surface reads 'GSW OPAL STAINLESS Enameled Ware MADE IN CANADA BY GENERAL STEEL WARES LIMITED'.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 999.6.1
Collection: Public Health & Hygiene
Date: 1930-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 11.7 cm
  • Diameter: 24.3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • enamel,
  • paper,
  • printing ink,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: General Steel Wares Ltd.
  • Owner: Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Museum
  • History of Use: Donated to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Museum in 1985 by Mrs. M. Fleming of Ladysmith, BC. Previously used in the Red Cross Loan Cupboard which she operated.