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To commemorate the centenary of the death of John Thomson FRGS (1837-1921), the early travel photographer working in China and Asia, and known for his work Street Life in London, and work with the Royal Geographical Society, the RPS (Thomson was also a member) is hosting two free events to commemorate his life and work.
On 14 September 2021 Richard Ovenden will discuss John Thomson: his life, photography and photobooks and on 29 July 2021 Betty Yao will talk about John Thomson and his photography of Asia.
In September a commemorative bronze plaque to Thomson will be unveiled in Edinburgh.
Read more and book here:
14 September: https://rps.org/JohnThomson
29 July: https://rps.org/HistoricalJuly
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