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Record Number: 12204


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On reading the subjoined chapters on the Turkish Bath, in Mr Urquhart's "Pillars of Hercules", I was electrified; and resolved, if possible, to add that institution to my Establishment.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1856 and 31 Dec 1856

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Blarney
county: Cork

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Dr Richard Barter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Physician and hydropathist

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

David Urquhart

Title:

The Pillars of Hercules, or, a narrative of travel

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12204

Source:

Print

Author:

Dr Richard Barter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Introduction to his edition of chapters from Urquhart's 'The Turkish bath, with a view to its introduction in the British Dominions'

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1856

Vol:

n/a

Page:

n/a

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Dr Richard Barter, Introduction to his edition of chapters from Urquhart's 'The Turkish bath, with a view to its introduction in the British Dominions' (London, 1856), p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12204, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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