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From Queen Elizabeth I to King Mongkut: A Brief History of Toilets and Their Evolution Over Time

Updated: Oct 1, 2023


Ancient Romans pioneered improvements in toilet technology about 2,000 years ago. However, they thought that solving their needs was something that should be done as a group. It's not just about hiding in the house and doing it alone

The toilet was started in 1596 and was even an invention of Sir John Harington (Sir John Harington) by installing it in his own house. and presented to Queen Elizabeth the 1st (reign 1558-1603) at Richmond Palace, but she did not like to use Because complaining that the sound is scary.


We have no way of knowing what it looks like. Because there is no form left besides the historical record.

As for the toilet that we use today, it has been developed from the spark of the originality of Mr. Alexander Cummings (Alexander Cummings) British in 1776 with innovative goose neck that has water trapped in the toilet pipe. in order to prevent the odor from the septic tank coming back up But before this type of toilet became widespread in the middle of the 19th century, it was unveiled at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851, the year of King Mongkut's reign.


The head of the reign of King Rama IV and by the end of the century had become mass produced, for example, in the 1898 Doulton ad catalog, Thai toilets and neighbors in Asia.

The remaining Roman public toilets are proof of that. are scattered in various corners of the Roman Empire Each of them has similar characteristics. by making a marble base raised about an elbow and a half is equal to a chair Drill holes to transfer both heavy and light to a moderate width.

Ancient Romans pioneered improvements in toilet technology about 2,000 years ago. However, they thought that solving their needs was something that should be done as a group. It's not just about hiding in the house and doing it alone
Ancient Romans pioneered improvements in toilet technology about 2,000 years ago. However, they thought that solving their needs was something that should be done as a group. It's not just about hiding in the house and doing it alone

As for the front side, there is a long groove down for inserting a long piece of wood. Wrap the ends with a sponge.


Dip the water in the small gutter in front of it to be inserted into it to cleanse the path or excrement hole when the task is complete. Inside the marble base, there will always be water flowing. to bring the excrement out of the groove one by one

Those who are wealthy will send a fat slave with a big ass to reserve a seat first. so that when the prince's turn comes to sit Marble will be warm Everyone who goes to use the service (Which must be said first that they share toilets for men and women, not mixed, meaning it is not a toilet) will sit in front of the board like a monk. who are known to greet and ask questions As for the men's toilets, it would not be a waste to exchange opinions on politics. philosophical perspective Or some use it as a small stock exchange. with an agreement to buy and sell the installment products, European toilets


After the fall of the Roman Empire General westerners in Europe in the middle age (middle age), who are farmers, will go to the fields. As for the nobleman in the fortress (see picture below) will defecate down the rampart protruding from the fort known as the corbel (in the G symbol area). came down on the head Therefore, in peacetime At the foot of the fort there was a stench that permeated. both up and down the box

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By Whybkk.com Updated May 14, 2023 10.05 am TH


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