1st Class Turkish Baths

First class Turkish baths cooling room.

First class Turkish baths cooling room.

For a charge of four shillings, or one dollar, First Class passengers could soothe away their aches and pains at the Turkish Baths.  This suite had a steam room, a hot room, a temperate room, shampooing rooms, toilets and a cooling room. There was also an ultra-modern innovation - electric beds that applied heat to the body using electric lamps.

As this illustration shows, the baths had a distinctly Moorish theme and its walls were lined with ornate and colourful blue and green tiles.

"One of the most interesting and striking rooms on the ship.  The port-holes are concealed by an elaborately-carved Cairo curtain, through which the light fitfully reveals “something of the grandeur of the mysterious East”. 

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