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Background imageHygiene Collection: Quarreling and scuffling in a womens bathhouse, Japan. Artist: Yoshiiku

Quarreling and scuffling in a womens bathhouse, Japan. Artist: Yoshiiku
Quarreling and scuffling in a womens bathhouse, Japan

Background imageHygiene Collection: Bath house scene, a print by Toyohara Kunichika, 19th century. Artist: Toyohara Kunichika

Bath house scene, a print by Toyohara Kunichika, 19th century. Artist: Toyohara Kunichika
Bath house scene, a print by Toyohara Kunichika, 19th century. Toyohara Kunichika was a Japanese artist who worked in both the Edo and Meiji eras

Background imageHygiene Collection: Water! Water! Everywhere; and not a Drop to Drink, 1849

Water! Water! Everywhere; and not a Drop to Drink, 1849. Comment on the London water supply during the reappearance of cholera in 1848 and 1849

Background imageHygiene Collection: Mary Magdalene annointing the feet of Jesus, c1880

Mary Magdalene annointing the feet of Jesus, c1880. From the Bible (John 12)

Background imageHygiene Collection: Advert for Wrights coal tar soap, 1914

Advert for Wrights coal tar soap, 1914. A print from the Illustrated London News, 13th June 1914

Background imageHygiene Collection: The tepidarium of the Baths of Caracalla, Rome, Italy, 1933-1934

The tepidarium of the Baths of Caracalla, Rome, Italy, 1933-1934. The Baths of Caracalla were Roman public baths, or thermae, built in Rome between AD 212 and 216

Background imageHygiene Collection: Advertisement for Sunlight household soap, c1890

Advertisement for Sunlight household soap, c1890. The advertisement recommends the soap it to the housewife by claiming it would make life easier

Background imageHygiene Collection: Mother and her daughter, Frederick Douglass housing project, Anacostia, D. C. 1942

Mother and her daughter, Frederick Douglass housing project, Anacostia, D. C. 1942. Creator: Gordon Parks
Anacostia, D.C. Frederick Douglass housing project. Mother and her daughter

Background imageHygiene Collection: Christ Washing the Apostles Feet, c. 1618. Creator: Jacques Callot

Christ Washing the Apostles Feet, c. 1618. Creator: Jacques Callot
Christ Washing the Apostles Feet, c. 1618

Background imageHygiene Collection: Pilate Washing His Hands, 1663. Creator: Mattia Preti

Pilate Washing His Hands, 1663. Creator: Mattia Preti
Pilate Washing His Hands, 1663

Background imageHygiene Collection: Scenes in a laundry, 1884

Scenes in a laundry, 1884. The manageress and female workers are assisted by children

Background imageHygiene Collection: Hygiene Congress delegates, Ellis Island. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Hygiene Congress delegates, Ellis Island. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Hygiene Congress delegates, Ellis Island, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageHygiene Collection: Dr. Pastuer [i.e. Pasteur], between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Dr. Pastuer [i.e. Pasteur], between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Dr. Pastuer [i.e. Pasteur], between c1910 and c1915. Shows Dr. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

Background imageHygiene Collection: St. Luke's -- Men's Ward, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

St. Luke's -- Men's Ward, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
St. Luke's -- Men's Ward, between c1915 and c1920

Background imageHygiene Collection: The Bath, 1885-86. Creator: Berthe Morisot

The Bath, 1885-86. Creator: Berthe Morisot
The Bath, 1885-86. The young woman is actually a family friend who often posed for the artist. She is shown here raising her arms to tie her hair, unselfconscious despite her state of partial undress

Background imageHygiene Collection: Hindoo bathers in the River Jumna surprised by a snake, 1864. Creator: J. A. B

Hindoo bathers in the River Jumna surprised by a snake, 1864. Creator: J. A. B
Hindoo bathers in the River Jumna surprised by a snake, 1864. Large water-snakes abound in the canals and nullahs flowing into the Jumna about Delhi

Background imageHygiene Collection: French trench barber, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

French trench barber, between c1915 and 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
French trench barber, between c1915 and 1918. A French barber shaving a man in a trench during World War I

Background imageHygiene Collection: Disinfecting clothing of Russian prisoners, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Disinfecting clothing of Russian prisoners, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Disinfecting clothing of Russian prisoners, between 1914 and c1915. Soldiers disinfecting clothing at a prisoner of war camp at Do¨beritz (now Dallgow-Do¨beritz), Germany during World War I

Background imageHygiene Collection: Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Kaiserin's Hospital Train, kitchen, between c1914 and c1915. The kitchen on the hospital train of Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, (wife of Wilhelm II of Germany), during World War I

Background imageHygiene Collection: La vaccinazione nelle campagne (Impfung auf dem Lande), 1894. Creator: Cosola, Demetrio (1851-1895)

La vaccinazione nelle campagne (Impfung auf dem Lande), 1894. Creator: Cosola, Demetrio (1851-1895)
La vaccinazione nelle campagne (Impfung auf dem Lande), 1894. Found in the Collection of the Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Torino

Background imageHygiene Collection: British at Etaples, France, Feb. 1915. Creator: Bain News Service

British at Etaples, France, Feb. 1915. Creator: Bain News Service
British at Etaples, Feb. 1915 (date created or published later). British soldier bathing at E´taples, France during World War I

Background imageHygiene Collection: Doberitz, disinfecting clothing, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Doberitz, disinfecting clothing, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Doberitz, disinfecting clothing, between c1910 and c1915. Soldiers disinfecting clothing at a prisoner of war camp at Do¨beritz (now Dallgow-Do¨beritz), Germany during World War I

Background imageHygiene Collection: Odon-Quina, 1895. Creator: Anonymous

Odon-Quina, 1895. Creator: Anonymous
Odon-Quina, 1895. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Parfumerie Charlet, 1893. Creator: Anonymous

Parfumerie Charlet, 1893. Creator: Anonymous
Parfumerie Charlet, 1893. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Eau Sallês. E. Sallês, parfumeur, 1894. Creator: Anonymous

Eau Sallês. E. Sallês, parfumeur, 1894. Creator: Anonymous
Eau Salles. E. Salles, parfumeur, 1894. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Parfumerie Gellé frères, 1894. Creator: Anonymous

Parfumerie Gellé frères, 1894. Creator: Anonymous
Parfumerie Gelle freres, 1894. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: St. Petersburg Chemical Laboratory: Tooth Elixir, c. 1890. Creator: Anonymous

St. Petersburg Chemical Laboratory: Tooth Elixir, c. 1890. Creator: Anonymous
St. Petersburg Chemical Laboratory: Tooth Elixir, c. 1890. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Activa, creme radioactive, 1921. Creator: Mauzan, Achille (1883-1952)

Activa, creme radioactive, 1921. Creator: Mauzan, Achille (1883-1952)
Activa, creme radioactive, 1921. From a private collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Venus in her Bath surrounded by Nymphs and Cupids, mid-18th century. Creator: Francois Boucher

Venus in her Bath surrounded by Nymphs and Cupids, mid-18th century. Creator: Francois Boucher
Venus in her Bath surrounded by Nymphs and Cupids, mid-18th century

Background imageHygiene Collection: The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619. Creator: Jacob Jordaens

The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619. Creator: Jacob Jordaens
The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619

Background imageHygiene Collection: The Perfume Factory A. Ralle & Co. Moscow, 1892. Creator: Anonymous. The Perfume Factory A

The Perfume Factory A. Ralle & Co. Moscow, 1892. Creator: Anonymous. The Perfume Factory A. Ralle & Co. Moscow, 1892
The Perfume Factory A. Ralle & Co. Moscow, 1892. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown

Operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown
Operating room in Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, between 1890 and 1901

Background imageHygiene Collection: A Hindoo Fair in Cashmere, 1858. Creator: Unknown

A Hindoo Fair in Cashmere, 1858. Creator: Unknown
A Hindoo Fair in Cashmere, 1858. Bathing in India. During the summer the inhabitants of Cashmere are much addicted to making pilgrimages to the various places which tradition has given a repute for

Background imageHygiene Collection: Metal for Tooth Blackening, 12th month, 1878. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Metal for Tooth Blackening, 12th month, 1878. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Metal for Tooth Blackening, 12th month, 1878. From Allusions to the Seven Planets

Background imageHygiene Collection: Summer: Women Bathing at the Daishoro, 1883. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Summer: Women Bathing at the Daishoro, 1883. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Summer: Women Bathing at the Daishoro, 1883. Series: The Four Seasons at Their Height

Background imageHygiene Collection: The late Dr. Parkes, Army Medical School, 1876. Creator: Unknown

The late Dr. Parkes, Army Medical School, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The late Dr. Parkes, Army Medical School, 1876. Engraving from a photograph by Messrs. Barraud and Jerrard. Professor of Military Hygiene at the Army Medical School

Background imageHygiene Collection: Ascetics before the Shrine of the Goddess, page from a dispersed series of the... early 19th cent

Ascetics before the Shrine of the Goddess, page from a dispersed series of the... early 19th cent. Creator: Unknown
Ascetics before the Shrine of the Goddess, page from a dispersed series of the Kedara Kalpa, early 19th century. The five pilgrims are shown engaged in three different activities

Background imageHygiene Collection: Young Girl Chasing Fleas, c1720s. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Lebel

Young Girl Chasing Fleas, c1720s. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Lebel
Young Girl Chasing Fleas, c1720s

Background imageHygiene Collection: Krishna Steals the Gopis Clothing, 1775-1800. Creator: Unknown

Krishna Steals the Gopis Clothing, 1775-1800. Creator: Unknown
Krishna Steals the Gopis Clothing, 1775-1800. The Hindu god Krishna steals the clothing of the gopis - young women of Brindavan - while they are bathing in the Yamuna River

Background imageHygiene Collection: Tierno Ousman shampooed by his attendants; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875

Tierno Ousman shampooed by his attendants; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875. Creator: Unknown
Tierno Ousman shampooed by his attendants; Journey from the Senegal to the Niger, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin

Background imageHygiene Collection: L'offensive Francaise d'avril-mai 1917; Dans le bois de Roucy (Aisne): la toilette du... 1917

L'offensive Francaise d'avril-mai 1917; Dans le bois de Roucy (Aisne): la toilette du... 1917
L'offensive Francaise d'avril-mai 1917; Dans le bois de Roucy (Aisne): la toilette du soldat, le 15 avril, veille de la l'ataille [?], 1917

Background imageHygiene Collection: Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan... between 1876 and 1882

Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan... between 1876 and 1882
Compiled Album from Four Series: A Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan; Comic Pictures of Famous Places in Civilizing Tokyo; Twenty-four Accomplishments in Imperial Japan; Twenty-four Hours in

Background imageHygiene Collection: Geisha Blackening Teeth at 1:00 p.m. 1880. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Geisha Blackening Teeth at 1:00 p.m. 1880. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Geisha Blackening Teeth at 1:00 p.m. 1880. From Twenty-four Hours in Shinbashi and Yanagibashi

Background imageHygiene Collection: Lessive Phénix, ca 1895-1900. Creator: Mourgue frères (active ca 1900)

Lessive Phénix, ca 1895-1900. Creator: Mourgue frères (active ca 1900)
Lessive Phenix, ca 1895-1900. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: La Diaphane. Poudre de Riz (Poster), 1896-1898. Creator: Chéret, Jules (1836-1932)

La Diaphane. Poudre de Riz (Poster), 1896-1898. Creator: Chéret, Jules (1836-1932)
La Diaphane. Poudre de Riz (Poster), 1896-1898. Private Collection

Background imageHygiene Collection: Nymphes des alentours, venez nymphes discrètes... 1850. Creator: Honore Daumier

Nymphes des alentours, venez nymphes discrètes... 1850. Creator: Honore Daumier
Nymphes des alentours, venez nymphes discretes... 1850. Satirical caricature of French politicians Louis-Mathieu Mole, Emile Vezin and Gustave de Laboulie

Background imageHygiene Collection: Mother with child on her chest, 1748-1798. Creator: Willem Joseph Laquy

Mother with child on her chest, 1748-1798. Creator: Willem Joseph Laquy
Mother with child on the chest, in the background a man at the dentist. 1748-1798

Background imageHygiene Collection: Experiments made with Stevens's Bread-making Machine at Marylebone Workhouse, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Experiments made with Stevens's Bread-making Machine at Marylebone Workhouse, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Experiments made with Stevens's Bread-making Machine at Marylebone Workhouse, 1858. Mr. Stevens, the inventor of the A B C bread-making machine, is a practical baker



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