SCHARLIEB, Mary. 19625

£75

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Mary Scharlieb’, to Caroline Whitehead, Secretary of the Pioneer Club, agreeing to open a debate on either ‘The practice of Medicine by Women’ or ‘Ethics and Esthetics in Women’s Work’. 1 page 7 x 4 inches, minor blemishes, small tear at filing hole, otherwise good. 149 Harley Street, 16 March 1900. Dame Mary Ann Dacomb Scharlieb DBE, née Bird (1845-1930 ), doctor who specialized in the treatment of diseases of women and children. She practised in India and England and worked to improve medical care for women in India by helping to set up a hospital and train women doctors