Watch: London's Black history
13 October 2010
Dr Caroline Bressey (UCL Geography) describes her research into
the history of the Black presence in London in this mini-lecture to mark Black History Month.
Dr Bressey's work involves trawling the archives to reveal forgotten everyday Black characters of Victorian Britain.
Image: Detail of a portrait of Mary Seacole, a Scottish-Jamaican nurse in the Crimean War. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery