London: Jermyn Street (76): The Hammam:
the meshlak, or cooling-room

The Meshlakh, or Cooling Room at the London Hammam
< Image: Illustrated London News   (26 Jul 1862)

This image of the meshlak, or cooling-room at the London Hammam in 1862, shows it as it would be seen looking towards the north, ie, towards Jermyn Street. It was one of a number of illustrations of the baths which were published before they were opened. That shown above was probably derived from one of George Daniel Stevenson's architectural presentation illustrations.

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