Women / Persons ~ p17181

Kate Marsden

Gender: Female
Life Dates: 13 May 1859 - 26 May 1931
  • Adventure, physical feat or survival
  • English
  • Lesbian
  • Missionary
  • Nurse
  • sexual agency, transgression (homo)
  • Traveler, travel writer
Note: Traveled widely treating leprosy, including a journey deep into Siberia. Lesbian persecuted in the English press by homophobes; fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; presented at 1893 World's Fair; established St Francis Leprosy Guild
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