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Ship's wash stand

Date: late 19th century
Dimensions:
Overall: 995 x 525 x 292 mm, 25000 g
Medium: Wood, metal, ceramic, copper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the Trustees of the Sydney Training Depot
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Wash stand
Object No: 00047441

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    Description
    The ship's wash stand is a standard item of cabin furniture probably dating to the turn of the 20th century or earlier. The grey paint is unlikely to be original and may reflect a later use, but the stand is complete with its basin and the bucket which would have been emptied by a steward.
    SignificanceThe wash stand is an excellent example of a common item of ships cabin furniture.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Len E Forsythe Snapper Island Collection

    Assigned title: Wooden ship's wash stand cabinet containing a ceramic basin and copper bucket

    Web title: Ship's wash stand

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