Adventure and opportunity: female transatlantic travellers

Siân Evans explores women’s ocean voyages in the golden age of transatlantic travel

Passengers on the Transatlantic liner Victoria, 1930s. (Photo by Getty Images)

Historian Siân Evans explores the lives and voyages of women in the golden age of transatlantic travel, which saw some enjoying luxurious journeys aboard opulent ocean liners and presented others with the opportunity to seek independence and a new life

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