Whilst staying here in 1849 John Leech 1817 - 1864 Cartoonist and illustrator chief pictorial pillar of "Punch" illustrated a special shower-bath contraption erected on the beach by his friend Charles Dickens.

Simply Jan on Flickr
See also...
Jez Nicholson on Flickr
Simon Harriyott on Flickr
CjMalone on Wikimedia Commons