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Slide set: Stanley in Africa (lecture: York & Son, 29 slides, 1878-1888)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Stanley in Africa
Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4
Cameron's route
Slide 5
The Lady Alice
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7

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Slide 8
Reception of Mtesa's body guard and Prime Ministers and Chiefs
Slide 9

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Slide 10

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Slide 11
The dash across Unyoro
Slide 12

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Slide 13

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Slide 14
Setting out from M'Schazy River
Slide 15
Kisuna Waterfall
Slide 16

no image available
Slide 17

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Slide 18

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Slide 19

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Slide 20

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Slide 21**
The great Battle of Aruwimi
Slide 22
Shooting Rapids on the Congo
Slide 23**
Cutting a passage for Canoes
Slide 24
Hauling Canoes up hill
Slide 25
Stanley and some of his followers on board H.M.S. Industry
Slide 26

no image available
Slide 27
Distinguished Members of the Expedition
Slide 28**
Portrait of Stanley from life
Slide 29
Group of Stanley and followers from life
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of R.J. Appleton & Co., , dates unknown (item ref. 121)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1888-1914 (item ref. 160)

in stock of J. Brandon Medland, 1889

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1892

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 5974-5988)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1878, latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

J. Forsyth Ingram, Stanley in Africa (London: York & Son, n.d.)

People appearing in slides

STANLEY, Henry Morton  (1841-1904) – slides 1, 8, 11, 23, 25, 28-29

Most, if not all, of the images appear to be taken from a special issue of the Illustrated London News, titled Stanley in Africa, which appeared on 6 February 1878.

2 slides known to exist in private collection

4 slides known to exist in private collection

13 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000501

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 April 2024

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