120 years ago people took a bath about once a week
if they were lucky in NYC.
actually installing running water and bathrooms inside the
house back in 1880 was like
the hi-tech computor internet explosion of today.....
everybody wanted indoor plumbing once it became cheap
enough and availabe to the masses .
before then it was the Satruday night sponge bath.......
boy.......that had to be rough