1860s Victorian House: Privy.|
Earth-Closet - A One-Seater
3 ft. 3 in. high, 1 ft. 11 in. wide, 2 ft. 2 in. deep.
a is the opening in the seat; b, the "pan;" c, the pail for receiving the deposit; d, the hopper for containing the earth supply; e, the box by which the earth is measured, and by which it is thrown into the pail when moved to the position e, by the operation of the "pull-up;" f, a door by which the pail is shut in; g, the cover of the seat; h, the cover of the hopper; i, a platform which prevents the escape of earth from e.