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Stanley and Kalulu

Michael Graham-Stewart collection

Object connections:

Collection Michael Graham-Stewart collection, Historic Photographs, Special collections
Gallery locationNot on display
PeoplePublisher: London Stereoscopic Co.

Object details:

Object ID ZBA2626
Description Albumen print in carte de visite format. Part of the Michael Graham-Stewart slavery collection. The print shows Kalulu standing serving the African explorer and adventurer Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) a drink while he sits cross-legged on the ground. Kalulu (Ndugu M'Hali, circa 1864-77) was given to H.M. Stanley as an 8 year old by a slave trader and became his close personal companion until his death. He drowned crossing the Congo River on Stanley's 1874-77 expedition. The National Portrait Gallery copy is titled 'Mr. Stanley in the dress he wore when he met Livingstone in Africa'.
Date made circa 1872

Artist/Maker London Stereoscopic Co.
Place made Africa
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Materials albumen
Measurements 89 x 60 mm
  • Stanley and Kalulu (ZBA2626)
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