London: Savoy Hill: Savoy Turkish Baths:
showing the separation of wet and dry areas
in a Victorian Turkish bath,
with a view of the interior


Mixed wet and dry area Wet area Dry area
< Adapted from: The Turkish bath: its design and construction… / Robert Owen Allsop (Spon, 1890)
< Postcard, published by the baths, c.1917

View of the mixed wet and dry area (seen from red arrow on the plan above), and the shampooing room (inset).

The postcard is from the collection of the Victorian Turkish Baths Project

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The Turkish bath as a facility

Sexual activity in the Jermyn Street Hammam

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