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Domestic Life in a 19th Century Weaver's Cottage
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Victorian Washstand

The Pearson family washstand. Hot water for washing would first need to be heated up on the range, so getting the fire going early in the morning was the first task of the day! Note the chamber pot for using in the middle of the night, and the candle for light (to be used sparingly as candles were expensive).

Image: © Colne Valley Museum