PICTURES: Sanitation and hygiene explored in Wandsworth Museum gallery

Wandsworth Guardian: Richard Bodal Hansen and his son, Henry, 2, look a the old washers and wringers Richard Bodal Hansen and his son, Henry, 2, look a the old washers and wringers

An exhibition is exploring the history of hygiene and sanitation.

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Keep it Clean, which is on at Wandsworth Museum, West Hill, Wandsworth, displays the amount of rubbish Wandsworth generates a second.

The exhibition looks at personal hygiene from the Roman age to the 20th century.

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Visitors can learn about the Great Stink of 1858, how people bathed together in public baths and look at old washing equipment.

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The exhibition is suitable for all ages and will run until January 25.


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