Le Docteur Schweitzer Soignant Un Malade A Son Hopital De Lambarene [Doctor Schweitzer Treating A Patient At His Hospital In Lambarene, Gabon]
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Le Docteur Schweitzer Soignant Un Malade A Son Hopital De Lambarene [Doctor Schweitzer Treating A Patient At His Hospital In Lambarene, Gabon]

1955. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, press label with typed title, caption and date attached with “Agence Intercontinentale” copyright and “Galerie Muni. Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse” stamps verso, 13 x 18.1cm. Minor crinkles, creases, slight chips to corners.

French caption reads “Le 80e anniversaire d’Albert Schweitzer. Le monde entire rend homage aujourd’hui au docteur Albert Schweitzer dont c’est le 80e anniversaire. Hier une proposition de resolution a ete depose sur le bureau de l’Assemblee Nationale invitant le gouvernement a citer le docteur Schweitzer a l’ordre de la nation comme exemple de devouement et d’abnegation dont il a fait prevue durant toute sa vie. 31.726 Intercontinentale 14/1/55.” [Albert Schweitzer’s 80th birthday. The whole world pays homage today to Doctor Albert Schweitzer whose 80th birthday is today. Yesterday a motion for a resolution was tabled on the desk of the National Assembly inviting the government to nominate Doctor Schweitzer to the order of the nation as an example of the dedication and self-sacrifice which he has displayed throughout his life.]

Albert Schweitzer (French, 1875–1965) was a theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his work at his hospital in Lambarene, Gabon (formerly French Equatorial Africa). Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL199-123

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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