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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1831–1892)

Edwards, Amelia Blandford. An English Egyptologist and writer of novels; born in London, 1831; died in Weston-super-Mare, Somersetshire, April 15, 1892. Her novels include: ‘My Brother’s Wife’ (1855); ‘Hand and Glove’ (1859); and ‘In the Days of my Youth’ (1873). Later, she achieved great celebrity through her writings and lectures on the antiquities of Egypt; her best-known works in this field are ‘A Thousand Miles up the Nile’ (1877), and ‘Pharaohs, Fellahs, and Explorers’ (1891).