Modelling Swim Suits, Brine Baths, Stafford,

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Date:1930

Description:Modelling swim suits at the Royal Brine Baths on Greengate Street.

Pictured top to bottom and left to right are:
Top: Pip Seed
Second Row: Kath Lloyd, Marie Boult
Third Row: Vida Peters, Madge Palmer
Bottom row: Ida Emberton, Miss Waters, Dolly West, Nell Perry, Miss Dewhurst, Beryl Gough, Dolly Davies, M. Miller.

The Brine Baths opened in 1892. Its royal title was granted after a visit by the Duchess of Teck in 1895.

The baths were demolished in 1977 when the building was found to be unsafe. Civic offices now stand on this site.


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1870s
Bridge Street, Stafford
Bridge Street, Stafford

View from Green Bridge towards Chetwynd House. Mr Jenkinson, a baker and confectioner, ...

1900s
Royal Brine Baths, Stafford
Royal Brine Baths, Stafford

In the 1880s a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common, during the search ...

1920s
Greengate Street and Mill Bank Corner, Stafford,
Greengate Street and Mill Bank Corner, Stafford,

View showing Henry Mercer's saddlers shop and the Baths Hotel on Greengate Street. In ...

1940s
Floods, Bridge Street, Stafford
Floods, Bridge Street, Stafford

This view was taken from outside The Picture House. In the centre is the public ...

1970s
Corner of Mill Street and Greengate Street, Stafford,
Corner of Mill Street and Greengate Street, Stafford,

On the left is Chetwynd House, built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount ...

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Donor ref:P82.043.0002 (18/2656)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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