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Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), Explorer and journalist

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 40 portraits
The journalist and explorer became involved with African exploration in response to an assignment from the New York Herald to 'find Livingstone'. Famously meeting Livingstone in October 1871, they spent the following months exploring Lake Tanganyika. He returned to England and published How I Found Livingstone (1872) to great success. Stanley's subsequent expedition to traverse Africa (1874 -77) settled many of the controversies over the Nile's source by circumnavigating Lake Victoria and charting the course of the Congo River.

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Frederick John Jenkins, after Walery
heliogravure, 1890
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Ax9169

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 6 May 1890, published June 1890
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Ax68518

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
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x26562

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after Walery
photogravure, published August 1890
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Ax68648

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey'

by Isaiah West Taber
albumen panel card, 19 March 1891
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Ax68649

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey'

by Isaiah West Taber
albumen panel card, 19 March 1891
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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Alexander Bassano
vintage print, circa 1893
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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
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D6838

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by and published by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
etching, 1887 or after
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D42819

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Harry G. Banks, printed by Stannard & Son, published by Charles Sheard
chromolithograph, 1888 or after
NPG D42819

D18406

Livingstone and Stanley Meet (Sir Henry Morton Stanley; David Livingstone)

by Unknown artist, published by The London Missionary Society
glass magic lantern slide, circa 1900
NPG D18406

x12935

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
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Ax17606

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
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x176235

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Bassano Ltd, after Elliott & Fry
half-plate film negative, 22 March 1965 (1885)
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Ax38329

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 6 May 1890, published June 1890
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D43561

Sir Henry Morton Stanley ('Men of the Day, No. 52.')

by Charles Auguste Loye ('M.D' or Montbard)
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 2 November 1872
NPG D43561