Antique Bathroom Lighting

MOPPA is The Museum of Plumbing & Plumbing Art
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Antique Bathroom Lighting.

These images are taken from the Internet.
MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

Antique Bathroom Lighting

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It’s all about texture!

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Antique Art Deco Light Cover Circa 1920

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Art Deco – Dramatic Columns

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Simple yet gorgeous

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Medicine cabinet highlighted by antique brass lamps

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Water Heater History: From Stove-Top to the Incredible Tankless

Water Heater History

Need to get clean? Go take a shower. Just turn on the faucet and luxuriate under the warm water. Wanna relax? Take a bath. Just fill a bathtub with water and you’re in business. Americans take running hot water for granted.

For almost a century, American homes have had hot running water – all you have to do is turn on the tap. But it wasn’t always like this.

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For millennia, the only way to get hot water in the home was to heat it on the stove in the kitchen. The ancient Romans had hot baths and even steam rooms, but these were public. Until the invention of the residential water heater, everyone else had to heat their water in the kitchen. A pot had to be filled with water and placed on the stove or hung by its handle over the fire. The stove was fired by wood or in some cases coal. When the water was heated to the desired temperature, the pot was taken off the stove by hand and poured into the bathtub, which was also often in the kitchen.

Water takes a long time to heat up, and you have to boil several pots in order to get a decent bath of water. This was tedious and time-consuming – families could spend the whole Saturday cleaning up for Sunday church.

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Antique Bathroom Vanities

MOPPA is The Museum of Plumbing & Plumbing Art
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Antique Bathroom Vanities.

These images are taken from the Internet.
MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

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Traditional biege Fairmont Sink Vanity Without Mirror

 

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Traditional Bathroom Vanity

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Vintage Bathroom Vanity

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Antique Toilets & Commodes

MOPPA is The Museum of Plumbing & Plumbing Art
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Antique Toilets and Commode Chairs.

These images are taken from the Internet.
MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

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Antique Italian Toilet

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Ancient Roman Communal Toilet

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Chain-Flush Ceramic Toilet

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10 Fun Facts About Plumbers You Didn’t Know

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10 Facts About Plumbers You Wish You Knew

Everyone loves their plumber. He’s the one who shows up when anything goes wrong with your sinks, your shower, your pipes, your dishwasher, your garbage disposal, and – especially – your toilet. We take indoor plumbing for granted and usually never think about it. But as soon as something goes wrong, we have to either fix it ourselves or call that friendly plumber to get things back to normal again. If you don’t love your plumber, find another plumbing company to work with. Your plumber is every bit as important as your doctor.

Now here are ten fun facts about plumbers and plumbing that you probably didn’t know.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing1. Until recently, Mr. Rooter Plumbing, one of the nation’s biggest plumbing franchises, was headed by a woman. Mary Kennedy Thompson, a former captain in the United Marine Corps, is now the COO of the holding company which owns Mr Rooter. When she was at Mr Rooter, she used to blog under the name “Mrs. Rooter”.

Mik Diamond Plumbing2. Mike Diamond’s uncle was a plumber. Starting at age 13, Mike used to go out on service calls with his uncle on weekends.  By the time Mike was 18, he knew everything there is to know about plumbing and started his own plumbing service.

 

Mr. Speedy Plumbing & Rooter Inc.3. Before becoming a state-licensed plumbing contractor ten years ago, the CEO of Mr. Speedy Plumbing & Rooter Inc. was a very successful locksmith, and can open any lock, including safes and hotel safety-deposit boxes.

 

Plumbing-Doctor5. There’s a plumbing company operating in the south-west USA called The Plumbing Doctor. Their service vehicles look like ambulances, and their phone number is 866-FAST AID.

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Cool Sewer Pics

Welcome to MOPPA’s Sewer Page

MOPPA is The Museum of Plumbing & Plumbing Art
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Sewer Lines and Sewer Pipes.

These images are taken from the Internet.
MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

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Antique Bathtubs

Welcome to the premiere of Exhibit 2 of MOPPA.
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Antique Bathtubs.

These images are taken from the Internet.
Where possible, we link each image back to its source.
These sources include:
Listings on E-Bay, Etsy and Amazon;
Posts to Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter;
Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement sites;
Bloggers, Restoration enthusiasts & Private vendors.

MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

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Carved Marble Bathtub

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French Napoleonic Officers Bathing Tub

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ANTIQUE PLUMBING FIXTURES

Friday, March 11, 2016

Welcome to the premiere exhibit of MOPPA – The Museum of Plumbing & Plumbing Art.
We look at plumbing as art and the art of plumbing.

This exhibit features Antique Plumbing Fixtures.

These images are taken from the Internet.
Where possible, we link each image back to its source.
These sources include:
Listings on E-Bay, Etsy and Amazon;
Posts to Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter;
Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement sites;
Restoration enthusiasts & Private vendors.

MOPPA has no financial interest in these images:
we simply curate and display interesting images of plumbing art and artistic plumbing.
Enjoy.

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Claw Foot Tub Antique Vintage Faucet

 

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Antique Nickel bathroom Vanity Light

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