Les bains turcs, next to La Sous-Préfecture, Dunkerque
(Dunkirk), France

Les bains turcs, Dunkerque, France
< Postcard, published by Phono-Photo, Tournai, France

Les Bains Dunkerquois, as they were when opened

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Corner of the remains of the Turkish baths, in 2005, its minarets, dome and chimney removed, and its once magnificent exterior becoming increasingly defaced and destroyed.

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One of two lions still guarding the bricked-up remains of the entrance to the baths in 2005

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Bricked-up entrance to the baths plant room in 2005

The postcard is from the collection of the Victorian Turkish Baths Project

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