Vapour bath

#Picture Number LP229

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a vapour bath in a public bath house. A chair is placed on a perforated platform within a metal ‘cage’. Pipes under the platform send up medicated vapour. Thick flannel covers are placed over the cage to prevent the vapour escaping. When the bather has had enough, he or she can plunge into the cold bath in the background. From small original.