Mary Seacole was born of mixed race parentage in Kingston, Jamaica in 1805. Her father was an army officer and Mary learned her nursing skills from her mother who nursed the soldiers and their wives. She gained much experience in dealing with the diseases of the day which proved important when she set up base in the Crimeas and tended to the needs of those wounded in the war.
One of a series of advanced level readers by Marie Stuart, the Black Leaders in the Freedom Struggle. Illustrated.
|Peppercorn Book Number: 910-0007|
|Publisher: Central Bristol Adult Continuing|
|Series: Black Leaders in the Freedom Struggle|
|Illustrator: Folake Shoga|
|Illustrated: b&w drawings|
|Place of Publication: Bristol, UK|
|Year of Publication: 1990|
|Reader Level: Advanced 1|
|Size: A5, portrait|
|Length: 28 pages|