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1910 Henry M. Stanley trading card


This Henry M. Stanley trading card is from the series: “The World’s Greatest Explorers,” New York, American Tobacco Co., 1910. Stanley’s image, and others like it, once accompanied packs of Hassan cork-tip cigarettes. A Welsh journalist and explorer, Stanley is best known for searching out and finding David Livingstone, an explorer and¬†missionary, in Africa. The adventures of explorers like Stanley and Livingstone captured the Victorian public’s imagination. From¬†The Art of African Exploration a Smithsonian Institution Libraries Web site.


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