Homes and Memorials

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Photographs of homes, buildings and memorials associated with David Livingstone. Includes hospital in the Awemba Country opened by Livingstone; the Livingstonia Mission; the remains of Livingstone's mission house at Kolobeng, Molepole District; Mabotsa, where Livingstone built his first house in Africa; Roden Lodge, Ongar [Essex, United Kingdom]; Livingstone's house at Barnet [London, UK]; model (replica) of the hut in which Livingstone died - made by Susi and Chuma - in the vicarage garden at St. John's, Leytonstone; the Livingstone memorial at Ujiji (unveiled Dec 1946, erected on the site where Livingstone and Stanley met); the Livingstone obelisk at Old Chilambo; the Livingstone Memorial near Lake Bangweolo [Bangweulu]; section of trunk from the tree under which the heart of Livingstone was buried on the shores of Lake Bangweulu [Bangweolo], Central Africa (the inscription was carved by Livingstone's "boys"; inscription on Livingstone's tomb in Westminster Abbey [London, UK]; Memorial on the Mangwe Pass, with inscription (erected in 1954 to Robert Moffat and the pre-pioneers who entered Rhodesia through the Pass 100 years previously, unveiled by Sir Robert Tredgold, a great-grandson of Robert Moffat); grave of Mrs Livingstone taken by John Kirk (as it was immediately after the burial); press cuttings relating to the Bronze Memorial Statue of David Livingstone by the sculptor, Mr W. Reid Dick, and the members of the Federated Caledonian Society of South Africa, erected at Victoria Falls, Rhodesia in 1933; Memorial Tablet on Livingstone Cottage, Hadley Green, UK (unveiled by Mrs Livingstone Wilson, 18 Oct 1913).

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