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Lady Ann Barnhard

Lady Ann Barnhard

Project Description

Historical documentary about her time, life and travels in the Cape of 1791 with dramatized scenes. Lady Anne Barnard (12 December 1750–6 May 1825), née Anne Lindsay, eldest daughter of James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Balcarres was born at Balcarres House, Fife, Scotland. She was author of the ballad Auld Robin Gray and an accomplished travel writer, artist and socialite of the period. Her five-year residence in Cape Town, South Africa, although brief, had a significant impact on the cultural and social life of the time.

Project Details

Tags: Documentary

Director: Roberta Durrant

Production Company: Penguin Films

Episodes: 1

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