Watch this Video Trailer for the John Thomson Exhibition

What will you see at the John Thomson Exhibition in London? Here is a taster – check out this video trailer for some of the extra-ordinary photos taken by John Thomson on his travels across Old China and Siam in the 1860s…


Dates for Your Diary


If you’d like to come to the Through the Lens of John Thomson exhibition in London, here are the details:

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 by John Thomson, courtesy of 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.