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made in Edinburgh

Postcard of Bedpan.
© National Museums Scotland


This pewter bedpan was made in the late 18th century by Robert Kinniburgh, a pewterer based in Edinburgh.

The bedpan has a gently curving seat around a central opening. The handle is cylindrical with a cap at the end which screws off to allow the pan to be emptied. On the base is stamped 'Kiniburgh'.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-795-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MET 111
Date: Late 18th century
Material: Pewter. Inscription: Base: KINIBURGH
Dimensions: 11.50" D; 6.00" L (handle); 6.00" D (central opening)
Subject: Pewter (NMAS Classification)
Who: Robert Kinniburgh (Maker)
Where: Kiniburgh
Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
Description: Pewter bedpan shaped like a frying pan with a gently curving seat around a central opening, stamped 'Kiniburgh' on the base, by Robert Kinniburgh, Edinburgh, late 18th century
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