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The Bubble Bath Bathroom

Some would say aah…
Some would say 00h…some, wow!
All words of praise. Words of appreciation. For your ultra-luxurious bubble-bath bathroom. Designed exclusively by Parshuram.
Take a look at the picture. And then, picture yourself in your bubble-bath bathroom.

  • There’s luxurious sanitaryware. The very latest. Made by Parshuram. For people who love luxury.
  • There’s a bubble-shaped lamp.
  • To enhance the atmosphere
  • There are paris green tiles. Exclusively from Parshuram too.
  • There’s a green, green creeper. The ‘in’ thing to have in your bathroom.
  • And there’s more! There’s ‘trend’. Yes, you’ll be leading.
  • And they’ll be following. If the bubble-bath bathroom is your kind of bathroom, create it with Parshuram sanitaryware & tiles.
Parshuram sanitaryware is manufactured in collaboration with Porcher- Europe's leading sanitary manufacturers.

Ad published in The Reader's Digest, March 1972.
All that talk of 'ooh', 'aah', 'trend' and ''in'' things.

Look what a little imagination…
Careful planning…
And Hindustan Sanitaryware fitting
Did for this bathroom

Hindustan Sanitaryware & Industries Limited
makers of India's largest selling, largest exported bathroom equipment.

I can surely say that the ghastly yellow colored apparatus featured in this Ad wasn’t (and perhaps still isn’t) the best selling Kammode model in India. Not this Anglo, not that Anglo-Indian. In fact, the only things competing with nearest railway track was the good old 'convenient' Indian model. Squat. Squat. Squat.


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