Victorian Turkish Baths Picture of the Month for December 2007

Trade card for the Turkish baths
at 1330 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Card advertising Turkish baths in Philadelphia, Pa.
< Image: Early Advertising Collection, Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Nothing is so far known about the establishment advertised on this attractive card, except that it almost certainly existed during the latter part of the nineteenth century.

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Marianne Hansen, Special Collections Librarian, Bryn Mawr College

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