John Thomson’s legacy for modern audiences – Ida Chow [video]

East Asian Art history fan Ida Chow talks to multi-media blogger Yang-May Ooi on the John Thomson Exhibition Video Blog about the legacy of John Thomson’s photographs of Old China and Siam for modern audiences.


Come to the John Thomson Exhibition

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




Photos: John Thomson’s photos courtesy of the Wellcome Library, London


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.