Indoor rain: The shower's short history

Del Sordo, Stephen G.
November 1994
Old House Journal;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p34
Discusses the history of bathroom showers in the United States. Public interest in older bathroom schemes; Rarity of indoor showers prior to the 1920s; Association with athleticism and the male body; Women's preference for tubs; Perceived therapeutic value of sprays; Innovations by manufacturers; Improvement in shower installations by the 1920s.


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