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Advert for the Theatre Toilet Club

Advert for the Theatre Toilet Club

Printer: Straker, W

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1889

Shelfmark: Evan.6761

Item number: 6761

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Leaflet

Bathing was not necessarily a common activity in the 19th century. Water was seldom piped directly to houses and many people took baths as rarely as once a week or even once a fortnight. Bath houses and 'toilet clubs' were public places that provided hot water where patrons could wash with soap, and have their hair dressed and skin cleansed.

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