The New York Hygienic Institute:
home of Manhattan's first Turkish bath

Exterior view
< Advertising booklet: New York Hygienic Institute (New York: Wood & Holbrook, 1870)

The New York Hygienic Institute opened some time around 1850 and added its Turkish bath in March 1865 when it was owned by Drs Miller, Wood & Co.

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

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The first Turkish baths in the USA. Part 2: Manhattan

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