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Commode - Wikipedia

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A commode is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from the French ... is a washstand, a piece of furniture equipped with basin, jug, and towel rail, and often with space to sto...

Black Scientists in America- Thomas Elkins - Black History

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... had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ironing table ... Thomas Elkins was an avid inventor and designed many improvements for ...

Thomas Elkins - Chamber commode - Inventors - About.com

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Thomas Elkins - Chamber commode. ... Thomas Elkins invented a chamber commode and received patent 122,518 on 1/9/1872. Photo Credit: USPTO. Gallery ...

Patent US122518 - Improvement in chamber-commodes - Google ...

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My invention relates 'to a new and useful article of chamber furniture which I denominate chamber-commode; and consists in the combination of a bureau, mirror ...

Thomas Elkins - The Inventors

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An improved refrigerator design was patented by African American inventor ... An improved chamber commode (toilet) was patented by Thomas Elkins on ...

Thomas Elkins | African American Inventors and their Inventions

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... or a simple invention that can get them noticed, but the same cannot be said of ... the complete commode, body cooling chamber, and multi-purpose table.

Thomas Elkins…Keeping it Cold! | The Black History Channel

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Jul 23, 2013 ... Thomas also invented an improved chamber commode that was more furniture than toilet. It had a mirror, wash stand, book-rack, table, and a ...

So...who invented the toilet? - Brubaker Inc.

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So while he did not invent the toilet, it is generally assumed that the word ... A chamber pot is a metal or ceramic bowl that was used for relieving oneself and then ... for Caroma bathroom products of Australia, developed the Duoset commode ...

commode | furniture | Britannica.com

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Oct 6, 2010 ... Commode, type of furniture resembling the English chest of drawers, in use ... Commode, from the bedchamber of Louis XV at Versailles, with ...

We Did It — They Hid It - Avenging the Ancestors Coalition

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An invention is a process, design, or product — including a substantive .... This invention, which was called a “chamber commode,” featured all of today's ...

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Learn More About Inventer Thomas Elkins - Inventors - About.com

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Thomas Elkins patented an improved refrigerator and an improved chamber commode. He also invented a combined dining, ironing table, and ...

Thomas Elkins | The Black Inventor Online Museum

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Nov 26, 2012 ... Created a Refrigerated Apparatus. ... apparatus on November 4, 1879 and had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ...

Freedom Seeker IV 3.pub - Underground Railroad History Project

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It is interesting to note that Elkins also spent some time as an inventor. He obtained two patents in his lifetime. One was held for an improved chamber commode ...