Lavatory Luxury: Images of an 1850s Bathroom

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Indoor Plumbing

Credit: Natchez National Historical Park
An 1850s bathroom that has survived more than 150 years in the Dunleith Historical Inn in Natchez, Miss. The bathtub, shower and toilet are all part of the same piece of wooden furniture.
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