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The Art of African Exploration
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View of Stanley Pool..., 14th May 1886; Chief's house..., 21st May 1886

View of Stanley Pool..., 14th May 1886; Chief's house..., 21st May 1886,  Image number:SIL28-291-02
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Hunting & other sketches

Bula N'zau (“elephant smasher”), pseudonym for Captain Henry P. Bailey
1884-1888.

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Bailey, also known as Bula N'zau, was an adventurer and big game hunter. Several of his original drawings are reproduced in his 1894 book about his travels in what was then the Congo Free State. These sketchbooks provide an interesting account of the region during the late 19th century.
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