Jones' first visit to a Turkish bath

Jones can't beleive it, 180!!! [sic] 
< Jones' first visit to a Turkish bath (The baths, c.1889) from the Amoret Tanner Collection. This copy is slightly earlier than the one in the John Johnson Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford

Page from a booklet of black & white caricatures with captions relating to the various stages of the bath. It was distributed at both the Grosvenor and the Wool Exchange Baths during 1889. At this time, Benjamin Bell owned both baths and had already sold the one at Railway Approach, London Bridge.

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Amoret Tanner for her kindness in allowing me to reproduce the image from her booklet

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