ATG Quirkies: The Best 18th-Century Toilets Were Designed to Look Like Books

by | Feb 22, 2021 | 0 comments

While reading material often finds its way in to the bathroom, did you know that some of the best 18th-Century toilets were actually designed to look like books.

At least, that’s according to Jessica Leigh Hester, senior editor and writer at Atlas Obscura,

Ms. Leigh Hester notes in her well researched post that “books had a place in some 18th-century bathrooms … but they weren’t always for reading. Occasionally, they were just highbrow camouflage!She then goes on to describe some fascinating examples. Enjoy!

(Courtesy Daniel Crouch Rare Books)

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