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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 James Russell & Sons - NPG x13207

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by James Russell & Sons
albumen cabinet card, circa 1890
NPG x13207

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Frederick John Jenkins, after  Walery - NPG x26561

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Frederick John Jenkins, after Walery
heliogravure, 1890
NPG x26561

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG Ax9169

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 6 May 1890, published June 1890
NPG Ax9169

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68518

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68518

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after  Walery - NPG x26562

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after Walery
photogravure, published August 1890
NPG x26562

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey', by Isaiah West Taber - NPG Ax68648

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey'

by Isaiah West Taber
albumen panel card, 19 March 1891
NPG Ax68648

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey', by Isaiah West Taber - NPG Ax68649

'Henry M. Stanley and party at Monterey'

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

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x85792

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Alexander Bassano
bromide print, circa 1893
NPG x85792

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x35100

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35100

Sir Henry Morton Stanley ('Men of the Day, No. 52.'), by Charles Auguste Loye ('M.D' or Montbard) - NPG D43560

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 D43560

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by and published by Sir Hubert von Herkomer - NPG D6838

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by and published by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
etching, 1887 or after
NPG D6838

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Harry G. Banks, printed by  Stannard & Son, published by  Charles Sheard - NPG D42819

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

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

Livingstone and Stanley Meet (Sir Henry Morton Stanley; David Livingstone), by Unknown artist, published by  The London Missionary Society - NPG 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

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x12935

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
NPG x26560

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Bassano Ltd, after Elliott & Fry
half-plate film negative, 22 March 1965 (1885)
NPG x176235

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Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 6 May 1890, published June 1890
NPG Ax38329

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