Towels in the Cemberlitas Turkish bath, Istanbul

Towels at the ready at the Cemberlitas baths, Istanbul, 1990s
< Hammams: Les bains magiciens / Pascal Meunier et Samara Boustani avec des textes de Maud Tyckaert (Paris: Dakota, 2000)

Towels at the ready in the Cemberlitas Turkish bath in present-day Istanbul

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