Advert for the Fat Interceptor & Drain Deodorizer
Medium: Print on paper
In the middle of the 19th century, life in industrial Britain was blighted by a number of severe cholera outbreaks. These had been caused by widespread factory-made pollution in municipal water supplies. From the 1860s on cleanliness became the watchword in Britain. Sanitary plumbing devices such as this Fat Interceptor and Drain Deodorizer would have made the task of cleaning much easier, faster and more effective.