2 March 2020
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
Free Free for members and students, tickets £5. Spaces are limited, book in advance.
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In 1869 the explorer Sir Samuel Baker FRGS was commissioned by the Khedive of Egypt, “To supress the slave trade”. He and Lady Baker faced immense difficulties. They faced opposition from local officials, hostile terrain and difficulties navigating Indigenous differences before finally the slavers were beaten.
A story of courage, compassion and endurance.
A story of courage, compassion and endurance. In 1869 the explorer Sir Samuel Baker FRGS was commissioned by the Khedive of Egypt, “To supress the slave trade”.
2 March 2020
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