SUTRO BATHS GRAND OPENING SWIMMING SEASON Of 1897. 19th C. California Advertising Broadside.


[San Francisco]: 1897. 1st printing (presumed). Single sheet, printed recto only, in red & black. 8 lines of text. 3 & 4th line ["Swimming Season / Of 1897"] printed in bright red. Oblong format: 12-7/8" x 16". Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Age-toning, with a slighter more pronounced hue to the right side of a vertical fold-line. A Very Good copy of this rare survivor. Item #44957

"On March 14, 1896, the Sutro Baths were opened to the public as the world's largest indoor swimming pool establishment. The baths were built on the western side of San Francisco by wealthy entrepreneur and former mayor of San Francisco (1894–1896) Adolph Sutro." [Wiki]

This aexceptional broadside advertises the opening of the Baths' second season, noting "Bathing and Admission: Adults, 25c. Children, 20c. / General Admission 10c. Children 5c. Until further notice Bathing from 7 A. M. to 6 P. M."

Price: $345.00

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