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Lecture / talk

Crimean heroine

short talk

Captain and Mrs Duberly
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
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London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

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Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

  • The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • Thursday, 25 Apr 2019
  • 12:00 and 15:00
  • Free with your exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass

Frances Isabella Duberly was the only officer’s wife to remain with the British army throughout the Crimean War. She witnessed the cavalry charges at Balaklava, experienced winter privations and rode into Sevastopol soon after it fell. Learn more about this fascinating woman and find out why public opinion about her has been so mixed.

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