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...
... had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ironing
table ... Thomas Elkins was an avid inventor and designed many improvements
Thomas Elkins - Chamber commode. ... Thomas Elkins invented a chamber
commode and received patent 122,518 on 1/9/1872. Photo Credit: USPTO.
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,
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
Products 17 - 32 of 52 ... Position the mouse over The Inventor's Photograph to see her/his invention ...
designs, Chamber commode, combined dining, ironing table ...
Born into slavery in 1850, inventor and entrepreneur Sarah E. Goode was the first
African-American woman to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and ...
Jan 8, 2016 ... My invention relates 'to a new and useful article of chamber furniture which I
denominate chamber-commode; and consists in the combination ...
Thomas Elkins invented the refrigerator on 11/4/1874,which could chill human
corpses. In 1872 .... He also made the chamber commode [that is what they
called toilets… back then.] He was born in 1800s in Albany, New York, He lived
in a poor ...
Thomas Elkins did not invent the toilet. His did patent an improvement to the toilet
. His improved toiletwas a combination bureau, mirror, book-rack, washstand, ...