London: Jermyn Street (76): The Hammam:
the hararah, or first hot room

The hararah,or cooling-room
< Image: Manual of the Turkish bath (Churchill, 1865) front.

The Hararah, or first hot room, looking south towards Ryder Street, as though seen from the Meshlak (cooling-room).

This page first published 01 January 2023

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Sexual activities in the Jermyn Street Hammam. 3: A case study in queer history

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