Person    | Female  Born 7/6/1831  Died 15/4/1892

Amelia Edwards

Categories: Exploring, History

Countries: Egypt

Egyptologist, novelist, journalist, traveller. Born Colebrook Row, Islington. First visited Egypt in 1873 and co-founded the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1882. Never married and bequeathed her collection of Egyptian antiquities and her library to University College London. Lived in Bristol from 1864 until her death. Died at Weston-super-Mare.

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Amelia Edwards

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