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Female toilet sign, Paris (2004).

Photography: Toilets
http://www.ilankelman.org/toilets.html

Male toilet sign, Paris (2004).


A Dozen Toilet Photographs

All images are copyright Ilan Kelman.

Toilet on board an A380 from Frankfurt FRA to Beijing PEK (2012).

Toilet on board an A380 from FRA, Frankfurt, to PEK, Beijing (2012).



Toilet being used as a garden ornament with plants growing from it (Åland, 2007).

Garden ornament (Åland, 2007).



Old toilet in Kuressaare Castle (Saaremaa, Estonia, 2008).

Royal flush (Kuressaare Castle, Saaremaa, Estonia, 2008).



An old cabin with an outhouse that has three toilets in a row beside each other (Smøla, Norway, 2008).

Tandem outhouse (Smøla, Norway, 2008).



Toilet inside the scientific jet HIAPER of the National Science Foundation and National Center for Atmospheric Research (BJC, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, Colorado, 2007).

Toilet inside the scientific jet HIAPER of the National Science Foundation and National Center for Atmospheric Research. A delicate cushion covering at left which flips up to become a fully useable facility at right; don't mix them up (BJC, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, Colorado, 2007).



Various cleansing options on a toilet (Malé, Maldives, 2013).

Take your pick (Malé, Maldives, 2013).



Toilet aboard a Brussels-London Eurostar train (Somewhere in France, 2015).

Eurostar (Brussels-London train somewhere in France, 2015).



A bench in front of the urinals in a hotel toilet (London, U.K., 2015).

Roomy viewing bench for the urinals with splash glass frontage (London, U.K., 2015).



Sign above a toilet stating 'Let toilet fill completely before flushing again' (Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 2012).

Instructions for use (Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 2012).



Squat toilet (near Sendai, Japan, 2014).

Squat toilet (near Sendai, Japan, 2014).



Urinals at Oslo's City Hall (2013).

Oslo's City Hall (2013).



Metal square-ish urinals at a Toronto park (2015).

Metallica (Toronto, 2015).




Bonus: A convenience

Sign to restrooms and severe shelter area (ORD, O'Hare Airport, 2014).

A convenience (get the pun?) if tornadoes scare you (ORD, O'Hare Airport, 2014).



A sign above a toilet stating 'Please don't flush Nappies, sanitary towels, paper towels, gum, old phones, unpaid bills, junk mail, your ex's sweater, hopes, dreams or goldfish down this toilet' (2015).

So puffins and squirrels are permitted. On board the Poole-Waterloo train in southern England (2015).




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