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Stanley at Albert Hall

Slide 40 of Stanley's Emin Pasha relief expedition (lecture: York & Son, 42 slides, 1890)

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Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
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Production process
photography, on glass substrate
Events shown

[Lecture on African exploration] (society meeting, London, England, 5 May 1890)

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The image appears to show projection of an image onto a screen, but in fact Stanley's lecture in the Royal Albert Hall was illustrated by a large painted map, as described in contemporary reviews of the event. Many thanks to Richard Dacre for this information.


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Lucerna ID  5050051

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 May 2020

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