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Captain Grant, published in 'The Illustrated London News', 1863 (engraving) Featured John Hanning Speke Print

Captain Grant, published in 'The Illustrated London News', 1863 (engraving)

XJF448229 Captain Grant, published in 'The Illustrated London News', 1863 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: James Augustus Grant (1827-1892) was a Scottish explorer who most famously accompanied John Hanning Speke (1827-1864) on his 1860 expedition that proved Lake Victoria to be the source of the Nile; While Speke was undisputedly the leader of the expedition Grant carried out several investigations independently and made valuable botanical collections; Grant's gazelle was named in his honour;); English, out of copyright

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Waganda Band, 1860's Featured John Hanning Speke Print

Waganda Band, 1860's

Engraving showing a group of the Waganda, or Baganda, people of south-central Uganda playing musical instruments, early 1860's. Between 1860 and 1863 the British explorers, John Hanning Speke and James Augustus Grant, led an expedition to find the source of the Nile; finally proving, once and for all, that the Victoria Nyanza was the source of the river. During their journey they were fortunate to enjoy the hospitality of the Waganda people and their music

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