Mary Seacole was recently voted 'most famous Black Briton'.
Published in 1857 this is her vivid account of her time as a nurse in Jamaica, Panama and The Crimea.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
|02||20040427||Mary Seacole deals with a cholera epidemic in Cruces along with its rough gold-digging inhabitants.|
|03||20040428||Mary resolves to offer her services as a nurse in The Crimean War.|
|04||20040429||Mary has arrived at Balaclava and offers her medical and catering skills to the soldiers and officers.|
|05 LAST||20040430||Mary witnesses the bombardment of Sebastopol and tends to the wounded on the battlefield.|