Sweating at Harrogate

Sweating at Harrogate
< Detail of a still, from Turkish delight, by Sue Cooper

This still is from quite the most beautiful documentary to be filmed in a Turkish or Russian bath, made by independent film-maker, Sue Cooper.

Cooper, whose main area of film making interest 'has been around exploring women's issues', made this thirty minute documentary about women relaxing together …celebrating 'the quiet pleasures of vegetating naked in the heat and steam of the beautiful Turkish Baths in Harrogate.'

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London's first Victorian Turkish bath. Part 1: introduction

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Victorian Turkish Baths: their origin, development, and gradual decline

 
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