(1805-1881) Nurse, adventurer, writer
More to make and do
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Explore Mary Seacole in our Collection
Look at Mary Seacole’s book Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands
Consider her as a celebrated Black Woman
Read about the unveiling of her statue in London
Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs
Test your memory by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family.
Regency familiar faces
Rearrange tiles to uncover sitters from the Gallery's Collection by playing our puzzle game.
Who do you think you were?
Answer a few lifestyle questions about the Elizabethan period and discover your inner Elizabethan!