Second-class ticket for
Bartholomew's Turkish baths

Bartholomew's ticket

Second-class ticket for Bartholomew's Turkish baths next to the Alhambra at 23Leicester Square.

Miscalculating the number of tickets required for use in his London Turkish bath, Charles Bartholomew also used the same tickets for his baths in the City of Bath, merely crossing out 'London'.

This item is from the collection of the Victorian Turkish Baths Project

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I am most grateful to Norman Ashfield and Janet Priest who gave me this ticket,

and who first encouraged me in my research into the history of the Victorian Turkish bath.

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