Victor Clark

Victor Clark

1903-?

Victor Clark was the son of Percy M Clark. He was born in 1903 at Livingstone and resided in Victoria Falls much of his life. Victor, nicknamed Tamatie, one who was always putting on a neck tie, was the first one to drive a car (a Model T Ford) from Victoria Falls to Hwange and back same day. The journey, which started at 6am, was completed at midnight.

When his father died, Victor took over Clark’s Curio Store. Like his father, Victor was an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society (A.R.P.S.).He was the photographer at the unveiling ceremony of David Livingstone statue and the opening of the power station by Sir Hubert Young in 1935.

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References

  • National Archives of Zimbabwe Newsletter Vol.2 Issue 3
Contributors
  • Walter Herdzik