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Livingstone Cane

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The fascinating David Livingstone is the inspiration for this striking cane

Key Features

  • The handle of this wonderful Malacca cane depicts Scottish missionary David Livingstone
  • 35 ΒΌ" length

Item Details

  • Period:
    19th Century
  • Origin:
The handle of this intriguing walking stick is a bust of the famous David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary to Africa to whom Welsh explorer H. M. Stanley, upon finding him, uttered the famous line, Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Set upon a shaft of exceptional Malacca, this cane is sturdy enough for explorations of all kinds.
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