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1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 305 (281)

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition
1945 Theatre Catalog
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 305
Page 305

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 305


Water closets, like other fixtures, should be of the wall-hanging design for easier cleaning of the toilet room. The Standard Glenco is a wall closet especially suited to theatre toilet rooms. It is constructed of non-absorbent genuine vitreous china, an easy-to-clean, durable material that will retain its shins ing finish indefinitely. The bowl is of the elongated design, providing a maximum bowl opening. Also, the Glenco is of the syphon-jet type for greatest possible efiiciency.

Wherever it may be possible, water closets should be furnished with foot-operated dush valves installed in the floor, as with lavatories. Foot-operated valves are the ultimate in sanitation in public and semipublic washrooms.

Closets should be furnished with openfront seats and strong hinges finished in the same material as the seat. These seats should have no joints or seams, and be covered with a thick' composition plastic that is non-infiammable, indestructible, and impervious to moisture or liquids that might stain ordinary seats. Like the closets, they are easy to keep clean.

In the rear of wall closets, a pipe space or corridor of sufiicient size should he installed-as shown in the floor plans. The water line supplying the closets should be equipped with an approved vacuum breaker. Also, a controlling valve should be installed in the pipe space to regulate the flow of water into the closet bowls.

Water closets should be installed in

THE UTILITY SHELF -for milady's purse, gloves, packages, books, and things - is a modern convenience which merits consideration. Attached to the wall (left drawing) or to the iamb (right drawing), the shelf must be cleaned of? and turned up (insert drawing) before the stall door can be opened. According to the Nik WALL INSTALLATION


THE STANDARD BUENA LAVATORY is popular for use in theatre washrooms. It is constructed of vitreous china, and its hard, durable, glazed surface is non absorbent, easy to clean and to keep clean. Like other modern Standard products for theatres, the Buena lavatory is designed to be wallshung. Water control is by means at a self
enclosures or stalls of ample size, supported from the ceiling, rather than standing on the floor. This type of enclosure, when used with wall-hanging fixtures, entirely eliminates obstruction on the toilet room fioor. Cleaning is easier, more thorough.

In each water closet enclosure, in addi tion to the electric light mentioned above, an ultraviolet air-sterilizer unit may be installed for added sanitation. This ultraviolet radiation lamp, which comes in a recessed model for installation in the wall and a wall-mounted model, kills bacteria under conditions normally encountered in public toilets. It supplements the

O-Lok Company, through whose courtesy these drawings are used, the shelf is made of IE gauge steel with satin chrome finish, with rolled edges, rounded corners, and a cigarette holder. The bracket, of chromium-plated cast iron, is designed to hold more than 200 pounds. The shelf is approximately 6 x 15 inches.

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 305