Hot Water Bottle, 1950s

Hot water bottles have traditionally been used for keeping a person warm in bed, particularly in homes without modern central heating or on cold nights.

They are still used, and are also for applying heat to a specific areas of your body. This hot water bottle is made with a steel casing and comes with a fitted a woollen draw-string bag. It was owned by the Hamilton Family of Bothwell.

Museum reference:
NLC-2004-105
Date:
1950
Made by:
Valentine
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Hamilton Family · Clydebrae, Bothwell


Dimensions:
height: 280mm
diameter: 110mm
Materials:
metal, textile
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