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Booklet

Booklet
Title
Booklet
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description 
This small booklet has a faded orange cover which reads "The Perfumed/ Russian Baths/ in Gibson's Building/ Corner/ Broadway and 13th St.,/ New York". Inside are rules and hours for bathing and descriptions of the health and beauty values of steam baths including press reviews and articles favoring Russian Baths.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.473
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group