Summary

Lantern Slide depicting a person riding a Hippopotamus. 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 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 of Content

Image of a male native sitting on the back of a hippopotamus.

Physical Description

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

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