Isabella Bird – Britain’s Fearless Victorian Adventurer & her magic lantern slides
Thu 12 May 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
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On May 10th 1897 Isabella Bird was engaged to lecture on Western China at the RGS in London.
Jacki Hill-Murphy, who has recently published The Life and Travels of Isabella Bird, will recreate that lecture, using some of her original magic lantern slides and talk about the rest of Isabella’s solo world travels and how she survived many dangers.
Jacki is an explorer, teacher, author and speaker. She has spent the last 10 years researching female explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries and recreating their expeditions.
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