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Alexan­der Cummings in­vents a closet with flush and with an odour trap based on the s-shaped

waste pipe. Peo­ple’s in­creas­ing hy­giene re­quire­ments de­manded not only easy-to-clean tiles, but also wash­ing jug and bowl sets. Once Villeroy & Boch in­tro­duced fire clay—a par­tic­u­larly strong ce­ramic which barely dis­torts dur­ing fir­ing

pro­duc­tion in large quan­ti­ties could be­gin.

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