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Original Framed Sutro Baths San Franciso Ad Poster
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Rare Original Antique Vintage Litho Poster, professionally, mounted, matted and framed. Large American, Turn of the Century Artfully Framed Poster In Good Condition. The Sutro Baths First opened to the Public in March 1896. This original Poster advertisement, seamed together in multiple panels, was published in 1896, as a promotional advertisement to draw crowds to this extravagant destination. Sutro Baths was the worlds largest indoor swimming complex, multiple freshwater and saltwater pools, filled by tides and hosting 10,000 swimmers at a time. Swimmers enjoyed diving boards, platforms, separate swimming pool areas, swings, trapezes, swing boards and more. Print measures app 77.5 by 83 inches, framed measures 83.5 by 89 inches. The unique venue was later expanded to house a skating rink, ampitheatre, museum, and over 500 dressing rooms. It was located on the panoramic rocky cliffs of San Francisco. The ruins remain a tourist attraction today, owned and managed by The National Parks Association, after the facility burned down in 1966. The baths were founded and funded by German immigrant turned self-made