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

Reynolds, Mandy

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

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.

Image Details

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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