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Charm entitled 'Gulman' and accompanying narrative, September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/109

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Gulman' collected from Alexander Urquhart, tailor, 'An Gaidheal', Gearrloch [Geàrr Loch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] beginning 'An t ainm s an sloinneadh, S padir Dhe h aon' for healing the eye. Urquhart states in the accompanying narrative how gold and silver must be put in the basin of water and put on wood and then rubbed over the eye. He states that he cured at least forty people. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: September 1909

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 27r, line 1 to folio 27v, line 16


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. IV (Edinburgh, 1941), pp. 222-223.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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