See also:English traveller and author, daughter of the Rev .
See also:Bird, rector of Tattenhall,
See also:Cheshire, was
See also:born in
See also:Yorkshire on the 15th of
See also:October 1832 . Isabella Bird began to travel when she was twenty-two . Her first
See also:book, The Englishwoman in
See also:America (1856), consisted of her
See also:correspondence during a visit to
See also:Canada undertaken for her
See also:health . She visited the Rocky Mountains, the South Pacific,
See also:Australia and . New Zealand, producing some brightly written books of travel . But her reputation was made by the records of her extensive travels in
See also:Asia: Unbeaten Tracks in
See also:Japan (2 vols., r88o), Journeys in
See also:Persia and
See also:Kurdistan (2 vols., 1891), Among the Tibetans (1894), Korea and her Neighbours (2 vols., 1898), The Yangtze Valley and Beyond (1899),
See also:Chinese Pictures (19oo) . She married in 1881 Dr
See also:Bishop, an
See also:Edinburgh physician, and was
See also:left a widow in 1886 . In 1892 she became the first
See also:fellow of the Royal
See also:Geographical Society, and in 1901 she rode a thousand
See also:miles in
See also:Morocco and the
See also:Atlas Mountains . She died in Edinburgh on the 7th of October 1904 . See Anna M . Stoddart, The
See also:Life of Isabella Bird (1906) .
SIR HENRY ROWLEY BISHOP (1786-1855)
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