Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) and David Livingstone (1813-1873)
"The Graphic" Stanley Number. London: 30 April 1890. 2 (40.3 x 29.6cm.) 34pp. Colour-printed first page incorporating title, 3 coloured plates, one double-page with map and 9 vignette portraits of expedition members, numerous wood-engraved or half-tone illustrations, one double-page, 8 full-page. Stitched.
A celebration of Stanley's return from what was to be his last major expedition, this special issue includes a lengthy article The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition by Dr. R.W.Felkin.
Four other similar works (The Graphic, supplement, subtitled 'The Life and Labours of David Livingstone, by H.M.Stanley', 25 April 1874; The Illustrated London News, 3 August, 1872, a report of the finding of Livingstone, with a three-quarter page wood-engraving of the meeting between Stanley and Livingstone; The Illustrated London News, 10 August 1872, illustrations include a double-page wood-engraving of the meeting between Stanley and Livingstone; Ilustrated London News titled 'Stanley in Africa Special Number of the Illustrated London News', 6 February, 1878). (5)