Object Detail


Maker and Role
Frances Gabe (b.1915, d.2017), Patentee
Description
Frances Gabe's Self-Cleaning House was patented on January 31, 1984 as a Self-Cleaning Building Construction. Included in the patent was more than 60 separate inventions including this one for a waterless organic toilet.

According to Gabe: "The toilet has no base to collect spatters and dust...It 'flushes' automatically when the lid is closed without a drop of water."
Collection
Fred M.B. Amram & Sandra A. Brick Woman Inventor Collection
Date
Circa 1980
Currently on Display
No
Object No
2005.21.2

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