London: Jermyn Street (76): The Hammam:
the Hararah, or first hot room

Platform in the caldarium at the London Hamman
< Illustrated London news (26 July 1862)

Underneath the raised platform are the washing facilities. The cooling-room can be seen (looking towards the Jermyn Street entrance) through the glass covered arch.

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Urquhart and the London Hammam. Part 6: Plan, reality, and conclusion

Performance in the raw. Part 3: theatre and performance

Sexual activities in the Jermyn Street Hammam. 3: A case study in queer history

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