Do you know someone, or know of someone, who isóor wasóconnected with Turkish baths? If so, please contact me so that I can hear her, or his, story.

No identifying information will be published without specific permission. I should particularly like to hear, in confidence if preferred, about Turkish baths which were frequented by gay or lesbian bathers. There is a void in the databank at present as, unfortunately, I have been unable to find any British parallels to George Chauncey's book Gay New York: the making of the gay male world, 1890-1940 which has an excellent chapter (no.8) on 'The social world of the baths'.

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