Portrait of David Livingstone

Material Information

Portrait of David Livingstone
Series Title:
Objects of instruction : treasures of SOAS
On permanent loan from the Council for World Mission Archive.
Publication Date:
Gouache on paper ( medium )
H16.3 x W12 cm in


Subjects / Keywords:
Livingstone, David, 1813-1873 ( lcna )
Afrika -- Botswana -- Kweneng distrik -- Kumakwane -- Kolobeng Mission
Aferika -- Botswana -- Kgaolo ya Kweneng -- Kumakwane -- Kolobeng
Spatial Coverage:
Africa -- Botswana -- Kweneng District -- Kolobeng Mission -- Kumakwane
-24.6547 x 25.6655


This concertina style manuscript tied together with a string contains portraits of LMS missionaries to Africa, Each portrait is accompanied by the date of appointment, register number, and country/region visited. The miniature shows Livingstone in the prime of life. -- The archives of the Council for World Mission, which are deposited at SOAS, record the work of the London Missionary Society and the Commonwealth (formerly Colonial) Missionary Society. They comprise minutes, correspondence, reports, personal papers, and over 11,000 photographs. (Text by Tom Tomlinson, from the exhibition catalogue: Objects of instruction : treasures of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Anna Contadini, Editor. London : SOAS, University of London, 2007.) ( en )
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Livingstone, David, 1813-1873 : 82967082
General Note:
The 'Objects of instruction : the treasures of SOAS' exhibition was funded through a generous gift from the Foyle Foundation and with the support of the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
General Note:
Source: A. Contadini (ed.), Objects of instruction : treasures of the School of Oriental and African Studies. London : SOAS, University of London, 2007. Listed as item number: 109

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
CMW/LMS Miniature Portraits, Box 1, 1798-1844, Book 3, Africa, Portrait 11 A. ( soas manuscript number )