A white wedge shaped porcelain bedpan with a handle (designed to be slipped under a patient or unable person) to allow them to relieve themselves whilst lying down in bed.
Originally used in property, then used at Woods Court in Newark. Donated to the Workhouse 2002.
Marks and inscriptions
Inside bowl. : S.MAW.SON AND & SONS / LONDON. TRADE MARK LIMITED (printed on the reverse of the slipper pan) / B MEDIUM (stamped on the reverse of the slipper pan)
Makers and roles
S. Maw , manufacturer