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Niger Expedition of 1841-2

Niger Expedition of 1841-2

Saturday 11 May - Saturday 15 June 2019

10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Discover for the first time on public display the fabulous African artefacts and textiles brought back to Wisbech in 1842 by Dr Stanger, one of a handful of European survivors from the doomed steamship expedition up the Niger sponsored by Queen Victoria’s government to promote trade in goods, not slaves.

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