Mineral Water Bottle

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Date:1800 - 1900 (c.)

Description:This bottle contained saline water from the springs at Leamington Spa. Saline, or salty, water has been used for medicinal purposes in Leamington for over 500 years. At the Royal Pump Rooms, patients bathed in saline water as part of hydrotherapy treatments. The water was also drunk, and could be used to treat a variety of ailments including stomach aches and muscular rheumatism. Sulphurous water and chalybeate water, containing iron, were also used in treatments at the Royal Pump Rooms.


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1800s
Bath Chair Plate
Bath Chair Plate

This brass plaque was fixed to a Bath Chair at a Leamington bathhouse. Spas were ...

1860s
Turkish Bath Wooden Recliner Seat
Turkish Bath Wooden Recliner Seat

This wooden recliner was used in the Hammam at the Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington ...

1900s
Two Wood And Rope And Wood And Plastic Pulleys Part Of Sling Suspension Apparatus
Two Wood And Rope And Wood And Plastic Pulleys Part Of Sling Suspension Apparatus

These pulleys were used to hold sling apparatus in physiotherapy treatments at the ...

1950s
Bag Of Electrical Treatment Electrodes And Pads
Bag Of Electrical Treatment Electrodes And Pads

These electrodes were used in low frequency electrotherapy treatments at the Royal ...

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M3355.1979.1 (61/12740)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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