Lighting Livingstone's Legacy

by David Livingstone Trust in Blantyre, Scotland, United Kingdom

We did it
On 17th January 2019 we successfully raised £1,141 with 24 supporters in 56 days

Dr Livingstone, I presume? We need your help to purchase a rare magic lantern slide depicting the man himself!

by David Livingstone Trust in Blantyre, Scotland, United Kingdom

Week 2 - Thank you!

We would like to say thank you to everyone who has supported us so far - we are now 20% funded! Thank you also for your lovely comments.

If you visit the page but are unable to make a donation, please know that sharing the project also helps us! 

Remember you can also follow our social media channels and sign up to our newsletter for more updates, interesting stories and behind-the-scenes content. 

Thank you!

-The Birthplace Project Team


There are no comments on this update yet.

You can only post a comment if you have backed this project. Support project


Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£50 or more

0 of 15 claimed

Exclusive mounted print

You will receive an impressive unpublished 12x10 full colour print from the DLT archives of an early 19th century Blantyre Mills shipping label for the famous 'Turkey Red' dye. You will also receive a postcard depicting the slide your donation helped to purchase, a handwritten thank you note from the Birthplace Project Team, and your name on the website. Please let us know if you would prefer NOT to have your name displayed on our website.

£5 or more

Your name on the David Livingstone Trust website

As a thank you for helping us, we will display your name on a Donors page on the David Livingstone Trust's website.

£15 or more

2 of 50 claimed

Vintage Livingstone envelope, postcard + seeds

You will receive a 1970s envelope depicting the meeting of David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley. You will also receive a packet of 'Livingstone Daisy' seeds to plant in your garden, a postcard depicting the slide your donation helped to purchase, a handwritten thank you note from the Birthplace Project Team, and your name on the website. Please let us know if you would prefer NOT to have your name displayed on our website.

£25 or more

4 of 30 claimed

Exclusive tote bag + envelope, postcard & seeds

You will receive an exclusive David Livingstone tote bag, along with a 1970s envelope depicting the meeting of Livingstone and H.M. Stanley. You will also receive a packet of 'Livingstone Daisy' seeds, a postcard depicting the slide your donation helped to purchase, a handwritten thank you note from the Birthplace Project Team, and your name on the website. Please let us know if you would prefer NOT to have your name displayed on our website.


Got an idea like this?

Our crowd has raised over £70 million for bright ideas and good causes.