Summary

Lantern Slide depicting the inscription on the monument commemorating David 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.

The Livingstone Memorial built in 1902 marks the spot where David Livingstone died on 1 May 1873 in Chief Chitambo's village at Ilala in Zambia. His heart was buried there under a mvula tree by his attendants.

Description of Content

Image of a plaque.

Physical Description

Standard format colour Lantern Slide edged with black tape with number in top left corner.

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