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Lot 252: [ Autographs ] DAVID LIVINGSTONE (1813-73, Scottish medical missionary and explorer of the Victorian era, now best remembered because of his meeting

Est: $800 AUD - $1,000 AUDSold:
Charles Leski Auction Pty LtdAugust 15, 2006Melbourne, Australia

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[ Autographs ] DAVID LIVINGSTONE (1813-73, Scottish medical missionary and explorer of the Victorian era, now best remembered because of his meeting with Henry Morton Stanley which gave rise to the popular quotation, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"), signature on 1865 hand-written letter to the War Office, in which he states "I have to start for Africa on Monday next"; together with a colour photograph of the David Livingstone memorial statue at Victoria Falls Letter with repaired tear though extremely rare. ÿ

Auction Details

by
Charles Leski Auction Pty Ltd
August 15, 2006, 06:30 PM AEST

13 Cato Street Hawthorn East, Melbourne, VIC, 3123, AU