Privy Artifacts

Privy Artifacts.
Although the privy was equipped with drains through the sea wall that admitted the rising tide twice each day to "flush" it, the system did not work perfectly. Eventually a large number of artifacts and other objects accumulated. Shown here are offcuts from barrel manufacture, sticks, twigs and other organic objects.

Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation, Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.

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