Lunchtime Lecture: William Gifford Palgrave: Master of Disguise
21 January 2016, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Geoffrey Nash, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland, looks at the extraordinary life of the leading British explorer and scholar of the Middle East, William Gifford Palgrave (1826-1888).
William Gifford Palgrave by Ernest Edwards albumen carte-de-visite, 1863-1867
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