|Welsh born US jounalist and explorer, Stanley made four expeditions in Africa. He and Livingstone met at Ujiji in 1871 and explored Lake Tanganyika together. Between 1874 and 1877 Stanley traced the course of the Congo river to the sea, later establishing the Congo Free State (Zaire) between 1878 and 1884. On his final expedition (1887-1889) he charted much of the interior.
The photographer is T.C.Turner and Co. of 10, Barnsbury Park, London. Turner operated from this address between 1891 and 1900.
This cabinet card is still in its original tissue sleeve which, apart from three very small tears in one edge, is in excellent condition.
condition: Near mint.
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