Behind the Scenes at the John Thomson Exhibition [recorded on Facebook Live]

We were live at the Brunei Gallery as the exhibition team worked to install the photos ready for the opening next week. Videoblogger Yang-May Ooi talks to Narisa Chakrabongse and Paisarn Piammattawat about Thomson’s photos of Siam and chat to Betty Yao about the layout of the China section of the exhibition.


Come to the John Thomson Exhibition

We hope to see you at the exhibition! The details are below:

Exhibition: China and Siam Р Through the Lens of John Thomson

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

Dates: 13 April to 23 June 2018





The John Thomson Exhibition Blog features multi-media stories about John Thomson, the Victorian photographer, and the London exhibition of his photos of China and Old Siam from the 1860s, Through the Lens of John Thomson, co-curated by Betty Yao and Narisa Chakrabongse.