Posted by Caroline on January 23, 1998 at 20:44:29:
In response to Sea bathing in Bridlington (with bathing machines...), written by The Mysterious H.C. on January 22, 1998 at 20:39:40
] Bathing-machines in Bridlington Bay, Yorkshire, from "The Costume of Yorkshire" by George Walker, 1814.
This looks like a modern British beach-hut on wheels. Thanks Henry, that's lovely....even shows the 'dark shifts' the ladies wore.....and that the men bathed a discreet distance away!
Oh yes, wasn't G.Walker who put the Yorkshire Miner into a suit of white wool?
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