The Bathing Lake c.1906

How the bathing-lake looked in the 1900s. Changing accommodation on the eastern side was a rudimentary shelter without doors. The water was not filtered and soon became filthy. The rowing-boat was on loan from Battersea Park to help the lifeguard in any rescues. There was no cafe or fountain at the shallow end of the pool - they were not added until the 1930s as part of a major refurbishment of the site.

The Bathing Lake c.1906
Date of origination  ? c.1906
Date of upload  ?
Submitted by Janet Smith
Scope & content Digital only
File format.  ? JPG image
Tags 1900s
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