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Journal TitleIrish architectural and decorative studies : the journal of the Irish Georgian Society
Article TitleBathing in porphyry on the banks of the river Liffey
AuthorMusielak, Ruth
Editor(s)O'Kane, Finola
Contentillustrations, maps, text
Note(s)In this article the author describes salt water bathing opportunities available to the 1st Earl of Charlemont, to alleviate suffering from rheumatism. Charlemont's doctor, Charles Lucas, who advocated this treatment was also involved promoting plans for a public bathing establishment at Bachelor's Walk.
Subject(s)public baths ; bathhouses ; health ; 18th century ; spas
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