Taking the cure : the story of the Rotorua Bath House; Somerville, Ann; [1997]; ...

Name/Title

Taking the cure : the story of the Rotorua Bath House

Maker

Somerville, Ann

Maker Role

Author

Maker

Rotorua Museum of Art & History

About this object

"This booklet has been produced to mark the reopening in June 1997 of an area of the Bath House where original baths remain intact. It presents an outline of the story of a building which has significance as one of New Zealand's best known and most distinctive architectural icons"--Cover verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. [14]). Contents: An introduction to taking the cure -- A generous gift -- A European tradition -- A brief history of the Rotorua spa -- Tourism & the Rotorua story -- Building the Bath House -- Taking the waters -- The spa ethos -- A maintenance nightmare -- The end of an era -- Bath House staff -- Chronology.

Date Made

[1997]

Publisher

Rotorua Museum of Art & History Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa

Publication Place

London

Subject and Association Keywords

Health resorts -- New Zealand -- Rotorua -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Bathhouses -- New Zealand -- Rotorua -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Mineral waters -- Therapeutic use -- New Zealand -- Rotorua -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Hot springs -- Therapeutic use -- New Zealand -- Rotorua -- History

Subject and Association Keywords

Historic buildings -- New Zealand -- Rotorua

Subject and Association Keywords

Art, New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Postcards -- New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Buildings in art

Named Collection

Thomas & Bridget Gallagher Library

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0473050331 (pbk.) :

Object number

2014.1.2206

Spine Label

613.122 SOM

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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