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A woman enters a steam bath as an ordinary person, and comes out transformed into an elegant spirit; advertising the swimming and hydrotherapy facilities at Frederiksberg, Denmark. Colour lithograph after A. Jerrild, 195-.

  • Jerrild, Asger, 1919-
[between 1950 and 1959?]
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About this work


Frederiksberg is a pleasant suburb of Copenhagen. Its luxurious swimming pool (Frederiksberg Svømmehal) was designed by the architect A. S. Lauritzen and built in 1931-1934. The Damsøbadet is another bath in Frederiksberg, construction of which started in 1943


[Denmark] : Bergenholz, [between 1950 and 1959?] ([Copenhagen?] : Rasmussen & Nilsson A/S)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 84.5 x 60.2 cm


De bliver et andet menneske i et Dampbad. Frederiksberg Svømmehal. Damsøbadet. Jerrild

Lettering note

Translation of lettering: You become a new person in the steam bath.


Wellcome Library no. 667106i

Copyright note

Jerrild, Asger, 1919- Frederiksberg Svømmehal Denmark 28/07/2008 UkLW UK transcription from item; Frederiksberg Svømmehal website



  • Danish

Where to find it

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    Closed stores

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