Shown in this photo is the first bathtub in Mt Pleasant to have running water. On the right of the fireplace is a soapstone foot warmer. You placed it near the fire to heat it and then placed it in the bed to warm your feet, or they were also taken along in carriages to keep their feet warm on long rides.
The nightgowns are typical of the Victorian era. Both men and women wore them. They were called a nightgown for the women and a nightshirt for the men.
A Victorian dresser. Hanging on the knob is a bustle. The bustle is what fills out the lady's dress in back.
Original 1835 Federal style mantle.
Since they had no running water in the house, they used a pitcher and basin like this one sitting on a washstand.
Men's items; collars, spats, a wallet, shaving mug with brush.