Tour Locations | At Your Convenience: A Lavatorial Walking Tour
LOCATION 12 | At Your Convenience: A Lavatorial Walking Tour
S Traps and U Bends
1775: A Scottish Watchmaker named Alexander Cummings filed for the first patent for a water closet… the S trap.
1778: Joseph Bramah improved the design, inventing a hinged valve and an improved cistern… creating the design that was to become the benchmark of the next century.