Victorian lady travellers

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Academy Chicago, 1965 - Biography & Autobiography - 182 pages
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A lively, amusing retelling of the adventures of seven unique women, who fearlessly travelled to remote corners of the earth: Isabella Bird Bishop, Marianne North (a botanist who painted in Brazil), Fanny Bullock Workman (photographer and mountaineer), Annie Taylor, May French Sheldon, Kate Marsden, and Mary Kingsley.

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It is apparent almost immediately the genuine admiration in Middleton's voice as she describes the lives and accomplishments of each "Victorian Lady Traveller." Each chapter is dedicated to a ... Read full review

Contents

ISABELLA BIRD BISHOP 183II9O4
19
MARIANNE NORTH 183O189O
54
FANNY BULLOCK WORKMAN 1859I925
75
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