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Gallery Tour for members of SACU and The Meridian Society at the Brunei Gallery

April 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

A private gallery tour for Meridian Society and SACU members at the exhibition of China and Siam: Through the Lens of John Thomson.

This will be a free, private tour for the first 20 members of The Meridian Society and SACU who apply and will be conducted by Betty Yao MBE. Booking is essential through The Meridian Society themeridiansociety@gmail.com

 

This is the first London exhibition of Scottish photographer John Thomson’s (1837-1921) work which encompasses his ten years in Asia.  The exhibition will run from 13th April to 23nd June and includes images from newly discovered glass negatives held at the Wellcome Library, London.  Exhibition co-curator and Meridian Society member Betty Yao MBE will follow John Thomson’s footsteps during his 10 years in Asia.  She will highlight the people and places he photographed and divulge the story, the twists and turns behind the survival of this valuable collection through 150 years.  
For more information on the exhibition go to www.johnthomsonexhibition.org.  Related public lectures and study day will be listed.
Booking is essential through The Meridian Society themeridiansociety@gmail.com
 
Venue:  Brunei Gallery|SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,  London WC1H 0XG
 

Details

Date:
April 20, 2018
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
johnthomsonexhibition.org

Organizer

The Meridian Society
Email:
themeridiansociety@gmail.com
Website:
themeridiansociety.org.uk

Venue

Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London, WC1H 0XG United Kingdom
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Website:
soas.ac.uk/gallery