John Thomson is one of 19th century’s greatest photographers, a pioneer of photojournalism.

The FIRST London exhibition of China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson opens 13 April 2018 and runs through to 23 June. The exhibition covers a decade of Thomson’s photographic work in Asia from 1862 to 1872 and is curated from the renowned collection of glass negatives at the Wellcome Library, London.

This follows an acclaimed international exhibition tour to 20 museums, seen by over 920,000 visitors worldwide.

Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Dates: from 13 April to 23 June 2018



Watch the exhibition trailer below





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