ANDERSON (Elizabeth Garrett, 1836-1917, One of the first Women Doctors)

Fine Autograph Letter Signed to “Dear Miss Bradley” saying that “Dr & Mrs Rodger of St Andrews are staying with us just now & they wd. like to attend the morning service at the Abbey next Sunday. They are not very strong and I thought I might ask that they shd. be admitted into reserved seats. He is the parish clergyman at St Andrews. They wd. also much like to see the waxworks in the Abbey and I shd. be grateful if you wd. kindly ask the Dean for an order...”, 3 sides 8vo., 4 Upper Berkeley Street, Portman Square, 14th November

Anderson was a physician and suffragist. She was the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon. She was the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, (later renamed the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital) the first dean of a British medical school, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor in Britain.
George Granville BRADLEY (1821-1903) was an English divine, scholar, and schoolteacher, who was Dean of Westminster (1881–1902).

Item Date:  1888

Stock No:  42087      £225

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