Treatment at the New Private Baths, Bath, c.1914
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Treatment at the New Private Baths, Bath, c.1914

Reynolds, Mandy

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Description

Erected in 1889, the New Private Baths were attached to the Grand Pump Room Hotel and offered a range of unusual treatments. Here, this lady is using a Four Cell or Schnee Bath, involving the use of electricity in conjunction with spa water. The patient watches nervously as the nurse switches on the current. From the collection at the Roman Baths.
 

Artist / Photographer

 

Image Reference

35049
 

Collection Reference

Private neg
 

Original Width (mm)

121
 

Original Height (mm)

96
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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