The electro-Turkish bathPrinter friendly page

This is an extremely misleading term, though it was often used by bath proprietors. In fact, there was no such thing as an electro-Turkish bath. But the term was sometimes used to indicate that a Turkish baths establishment also offered electric baths (sometimes called galvanic baths) as one of their facilities, just as they might offer hairdressing, chiropody, or steam baths.

This page last updated 22 September 2016

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