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Opening of The Retreat Swimming Bath, 1935

Date
1935-1950
Reference
RET 1/8/7/6
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The Retreat Archive
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In copyright

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Credit: Opening of The Retreat Swimming Bath, 1935. In copyright

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Description

The swimming bath was a facility constructed when Belle Vue House was pulled down: the ground floor building walls were left, and in the shell a swimming bath was made, for the use of staff. Photographs 1-6 show people present at the opening (persons are named on the back of one photograph) and show various swimmers in action. Photographs 7-8 show male swimmers on a later occasion, c 1950s

Publication/Creation

1935-1950

Physical description

8 photographs

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Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material is being digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.

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