The water cure:
the rain bath

Rain bath
< One of a series of at least 12 cards on the water cure 'From the original drawings the property of the publisher, JNock, Tooting Junction, SW' published by Rock & Co of London.

As if there were not cruelties enough, they have actually invented a Rain Bath.



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

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