Das Bad. Körperkultur und Hygiene im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert

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(137 words)

Translated title The Bath. Body Culture and Hygiene in the 19th and 20th Century

Sylvia Mattl-Wurm, Ursula Storch.


Vienna, Austria, 1991. 270 pp., illustrations: 9 col., 197 b&w, 28 × 21.3 cm. German.


Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien, Hermesvilla (23 March 1991–8 March 1992)


Wide-ranging exploration of bathing and other activities involving water, whether as a hygienic, religious or cultural experience. 20 essays. Catalog listing includes section on ritual washing in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 5 Jewish objects, including 2 Passover plates bearing inscriptions related to hand-washing (cat. nos. 19.114–118, p. 253). Basic entries. 627 items.

main keywords


minor keywords

Bezalel Art SchoolHand-washing vesselsLevite setsPesach platesPrints, Jewish customs & ceremonies

Other venue

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany (1992–1993)

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