The Remarkable Gertrude Bell

The Remarkable Gertrude Bell


This introductory lecture to Gertrude Bell by Helen Berry (Professor of British History, Newcastle University) presents some of the most recent international interest in her career, drawing upon her remarkable archive, held in the Special Collections at Newcastle University. FREE

Born at Washington Hall, County Durham in 1868, Gertrude Bell was the daughter of Sir Hugh Lowthian Bell, iron master and Mayor of Middlesbrough. The family’s fortune was built by her grandfather, ...

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