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Lady Broughton at Croydon flying to Africa
Lady Delves Broughton leaving England in an Imperial Airway aeroplane bound for the Belgian Congo, on an expedition to obtain correct detail for the surroundings of a new group showing the Eastern gorilla in the Natural History Museum at South Kensington. Plant specimens were required to complete the display which had already been mounted by Rowland Ward. Lady Broughton also intended to obtain photographs of the gorillas themselves. She had previously gone to Kisumu to visit the gorilla forests near Lake Kivu. Date: 1931
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