David Livingstone's ship 'Ma Robert' - Kirk Photo

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Where: Unnamed Road, Zambia

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When: 22 July 2004

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Photograph of the 'Ma Robert', Dr Livingstone's ship on the second Zambesi expedition of 1858-63, on the Zambesi at Lupata.

From National Library of Scotland's 'The Kirk Papers.' A collection of photographs and papers belonging to East Africa pioneer Sir John Kirk. It was acquired for the National Library of Scotland in 1998/1999 with the help of a grant of £55,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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    • 09/Feb/2012 19:46:17

    Fabulous photo. It is surely one of the Library's oldest. Do you have the year between 1858 and 1863?