Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Museum of Femininity

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In this episode we will discuss the interesting life Sarah Forbes Bonetta (1843 – 1880) a woman of colour with a truly fascinating life. She was born into a royal Yoruban Family, who were tragically killed, leading her into slavery in the house of King Ghezo. At aged 8 she was then given to Queen Victoria as a Diplomatic gift and went on to live a life of privilege and education but under the keen eye of the press and public who were fascinated b...
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In this episode we will discuss the interesting life Sarah Forbes Bonetta (1843 – 1880) a woman of colour with a truly fascinating life. She was born into a royal Yoruban Family, who were tragically killed, leading her into slavery in the house of King Ghezo. At aged 8 she was then given to Queen Victoria as a Diplomatic gift and went on to live a life of privilege and education but under the keen eye of the press and public who were fascinated b...
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