[The Trials of Domestic Bathing]
J Leech *
Sanitation, Invention, Technology, Gender, Domestic Economy
Shows a boudoir in which a maidservant tells her employer, a portly and elderly lady, that her bath is ready. The maid points to the new steam bath, which can only accommodate a small person. The elderly lady insists that she 'can't get into such a bit of a thing as that'.
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