“White Queen of Calabar”.

“White Queen of Calabar”. 3715 2632 Keir Tayler

One day in 1898 onlookers at Waverly Station, Edinburgh, were astonished to see a woman of slight build, with a face like yellow parchment in hue and short straight hair, get off the train accompanied by four wide-eyed African girls. Wherever Mary Slessor went on her triumphal tour among the churches, the people were enthralled…

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