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Arabia Through a Lens

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Arabia Through a Lens

Time: May 14, 2012 from 2:30pm to 4pm
Location: Royal Geographical Society
Street: 1 Kensington Gore
City/Town: London, SW7 2AR
Website or Map:
Phone: +44 (0)20 7591 3000
Event Type: presentation
Organized By: Royal Geographical Society
Latest Activity: Apr 28, 2012

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Event Description

From the architectural record and romance of Gertrude Bell to ground-breaking documentary images by Captain William Shakespear and Harry St. John Philby, this showcase provides an introduction to the work of early British photographers in the Middle East; documenting people and places which have since undergone significant change.

When: All events begin at 2.30pm. Meet at the Exhibition Road reception.Booking essential, as places are limited. Book early to avoid disappointment. Refreshments provided.

Tickets: Free to members and educational users, non-members £5 payable in advance. 

To book a place:
telephone  Telephone +44 (0)20 7591 3044 or email  email

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