The cooling-room at the London Hammam, c.1862

Cooling room at the London Hammam, 1860s
< Ink, sepia wash and heightening, 23 x 19in. Unsigned; undated (but c.1862)

Interior of the Turkish Baths, Jermyn Street, showing the pool.

One of two illustrations of the London Hammam executed by George Daniel Stevenson (1845-1931). 'Stevenson, a draughtsman, detailed much of the Tower Bridge in London for Sir Horace Jones, and later, after Jones' death, took over the work on the bridge.' 1

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James Lamantia who showed me the original from his collection,

and kindly gave me this reproduction

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NOTES
 1. Cullison, William R III and Lamantia, James An Eye for architecture: architectural and decorative drawings from the collection of James Lamantia: [catalog] (New Orleans: Tulane University Library, 1984. p.29 [return]