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Rare Original Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Dr. David Livingstone
1864. circa 1864. Rare original sepia CDV photograph, measuring approximately 4 x 2.5 inches (10 x 6cm), on original mount, with photographers' imprint to recto and verso, the "H.N.King", Bath - Photographer to the Queen. Very good condition, well preserved. David livingstone, the African traveller, returned to England from his Zambesi expedition in July, 1864. the following September he spoke at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Bath. When in Bath, livingstone had several portraits of himself taken by "H.N. King". These portraits were used on cartes de visite, and the present one, showing livingstone three quarter-length with hat in hand, is one of the less common. .
      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
Last Found On: 2014-12-10           Check availability:      Biblio    

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