Interior of the Baths

Interior of the Baths — Photographic Illustration for Bulwer-Lytton's The Last Days of Pompeii. Scanned image and text by George P. Landow. [This image may be use without prior permisison for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

In his book on Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, late-Victorian England's most prominent painter of scenes from ancient Rome, Barrow reproduces this identical plate, which his caption describes as "Men's Apodyterium, Stabian Baths, Pompeii" (p. 193) and a copy of which is at the University of Birmingham (UK).


Barrow, R. J. Lawrence Alma-Tadema. London: Phaidon, 2001.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward. The Last Days of Pompeii. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [n.d. after 1850]. Facing p. 66.

Victorian Overview Sir Edward G. D. Bulwer-Lytton Sir Edward G. D. Bulwer-Lytton's The Last Days of Pompeii

Last modified 4 January 2007