The water cure:
carrying the patient

Carrying the patient
< One of a series of at least 12 cards on the water cure 'From the original drawings the property of the publisher, J Nock, Tooting Junction, SW'

'I am inclined to knock these fellows down. But how can I, bound hand and foot like this?'



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

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Early problems and controversies. Part 5: doctors' attitudes

Performance in the raw. Part 7: the self-confident bathers

Hydropathy and wet sheet packing

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