Comic German postcard -- toilet malfunction
Comic German postcard by Arthur Thiele -- a man ties his dogs to the outside of a ramshackle outdoor toilet, but the toilet collapses when the dogs decide to chase after a rabbit. Date: early 20th century
© The David Pearson Collection/Mary Evans Picture Library
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Timgad, Algeria - public latrines in Roman ruins
The ruins of what was once Timgad, a Roman colonial town in Algeria, founded by the Emperor Trajan around 100AD. The city is known for being one of the best surviving examples of the grid plan in Roman city planning, and was sacked by the Vandals in the 5th century. Visible are the public latrines.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library