In which Anna and Judith travel back to the degenerate world of Eighteenth-century London. Expect user-focused content and design, a performance in rhyming verse and a dash of gin.
When Elizabeth Blackwell's husband ends up in a debtor's prison, she thinks writing and illustrating her own book will save the day, but it's a mammoth task.
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See Elizabeth's letter of introduction to Hans Sloane at the British Library.
'A Curious Herbal as Material Witness' at the Linnean Society.
'Will the Real Elizabeth Blackwell Please Stand Up?' at NYBG.
Recorded by Anna Faherty and Judith Watts. Edited and produced by Anna Faherty.
Incidental music: Concerti Grosso, Opus 3 No 2 in B-flat major composed by George Frideric Handel in 1734 and performed by The London Baroque Orchestra. Available at Wikimedia Commons.
Sound effects: The sound of the typewriter from tams_kp on freeounds.org
Theme music: Folk guitar music track from Dvideoguy on freesound.org | Typewriter sound effect from tams_kp on freeounds.org | Print shop sound effect from ecfike on freesound.org