Don’t Miss Historian Michael Wood’s Lecture on John Thomson’s Photographs of Late Qing dynasty China!

Come and learn all about China and John Thomson from historian Michael Wood – for FREE!

The Greatest Photographic Record of The People of Late Qing Dynasty China

Historian and film maker Michael Wood reflects on Thomson’s amazing and moving images, the greatest photographic record of the people of Late Qing dynasty China and the role they played in presenting daily life in China to the Victorian public.

Michael Wood - for the John Thomson Exhibition

Book Your Ticket Now

EVENT: Michael Wood Lecture on The Chinese photographs of John Thomson (1837-1921)

DATE AND TIME: Thursday 17 May 2018, 6pm

VENUE: Khalili Lecture Theatre at SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

TICKETS: FREE but please book via Eventbrite

Come to the John Thomson Exhibition

The lecture is exclusive to the John Thomson Exhibition. Come and see the exhbition – details below:

Exhibition: China and Siam – 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.