Drawing, "Designs for Mechanical Furniture: Bidet and Reading Washstand", ca. 1805 Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on paper. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. 1911-28-474.
What is this?
A bidet is seen in isometric projection and in elevation. Below, a washstand, with drawer extended, which from the other side appears as bookcase with bookstand and reading (argon) lamp.