Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art

Dr. Livingstone

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Article ID DKP0766
Artist Anonymus
Title Dr. Livingstone
Year ca. 1880
Description A portrait of the Scottish Congregationalist, pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late-19th-century in the Victorian era. He had a mythical status that operated on a number of interconnected levels: Protestant missionary martyr, working-class ;rags-to-riches; inspirational story, scientific investigator and explorer, imperial reformer, anti-slavery crusader, and advocate of commercial and colonial expansion.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)23 x 19,5
ConditionVery good
TechniqueWood engraving


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