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Lantern Slide - Portrait of Dr Livingstone, Life & Work of Dr David Livingstone, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 31963 1

Summary:
Lantern Slide depicting a head and shoulders portrait of Dr Livingstone. It is part of an incomplete set of 40 slides, two are missing, illustrating highlights from Livingstone's life and travels. These slides were manufactured by the London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company for the The London Missionary Society, circa 1900.

Dr. David Livingstone (1813-1873) spent thirty years in Africa as a missionary and explorer. He was the first European to cross Africa and to find Victoria Falls.
Description:
Standard format colour Lantern Slide edged with black tape with number in top left corner.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of Dr. David Livingstone who was an explorer and a missionary.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exploration, lantern slides, christian endeavour, missionaries, african exploration
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Storytelling
Inscriptions: In white circle in top left corner of slide: 1
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: The London Stereoscopic Company, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1900
Manufactured For: London Missionary Society, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1900
Person Depicted: Reverend Dr David Livingstone, circa 1850s

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