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John Thomson, Travel Photography Pioneer

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John Thomson is best remembered for his images of the Far East, and he is considered to be a pioneer in the application of photography to travel.

This talk by Deborah Ireland, a history of photography writer for the Royal Geographical Society, and Dr Michael Pritchard of the Royal Photographic Society, will provide insight into the legendary photographer’s work on display in our exhibition China: Through the lens of John Thomson. Join us for a view of the exhibition, a glass of wine, and a discussion of Thomson’s time in China and the cameras and equipment he used to create such remarkable images.

27th February 2019, 7pm.

Tickets are £12 and can be booked at the Welcome Desk on 01202 451820 or online here.

Doors open at 7pm

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