Victorian Photographer John Thomson on Social Media

Fruitseller, China, 1860s - by John Thomson

We think of historical figures, especially the Victorians, as old fuddy-duddies who are stuck in the past and with no interest in new stuff. Well, that’s just plain wrong when it comes to Victorian photographer John Thomson. Find out why…
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Epic Storytelling in John Thomson’s Photographs

Man with a cart - street scene by John Thomson

Yang-May Ooi, acclaimed writer/ performer of Bound Feet Blues,  has joined the the John Thomson Exhibition team multi-media blogger. Here she tells how her personal family history intersects with the epic storytelling in Thomson’s photography Yang-May writes: When Betty Yao…
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