Livingstone Online

Explore the medical writings of David Livingstone


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David Livingstone's medicine chest

David Livingstone's medicine chest.
Credit: Wellcome Library, London.

Livingstone Online provides unique insights into the medical and scientific work of the missionary doctor and African explorer David Livingstone (1813-1873). We currently offer detailed transcriptions and high-quality images of the Livingstone correspondence from the Wellcome Library and we aim to make all Livingstone's medical and scientific writings freely available online.