More Than Ernest's Sister: The Life of Eleanor Hope Shackleton

A talk by Sharon Greene

Ballitore Public Library and MuseumBallitore

Event Details

  • Fri 22 Sep  2017
  • 7.00pm

  • Venue Details
    Ballitore Public Library and Museum

    Mary Leadbeater House

One of the Antarctic explorer's adoring eight sisters, Eleanor shared more than initials with her famous brother. 

Training as a paediatric nurse and midwife at the beginning of the 20th century, the story of her long career shows the extent of her humanity, concern for others under her care and endurance in difficult circumstances.

Date: Fri 22nd Sept
Time: 7pm
Venue: Ballitore Library & Quaker Museum

Phone: 059 8623344


Event Contact Details

Please use the contact details below if they differ from the venue contact details.

Back to Archive