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Spa Baths at the River Wharfe


Subject ID:
2006313_160927
Location:
Boston Spa
Subject Year:
Copyright:
The Francis Frith Collection
Class number:
Frith/Box1/B156/2
Spa Baths at the River Wharfe
Description:
1897. A late nineteenth century image showing the Spa Baths beside the River Wharfe. To the right of the building seating has been arranged and three men are passing the time of day. The mineral spring for which Boston Spa is well known was first discovered in 1744 by a labourer named John Shires.

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