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Commemorating John Thomson: Edinburgh to install a Bronze Plaque

Posted: March 2nd, 2020 | No Comments »

I’ve posted about Thomson’s China photography quite a few times on this blog. Now he’s getting a heritage plaque in Edinburgh – well done Jamie Carstairs of the Visualising China project at Bristol University for nominating him….more on Thomson and the plaque here

Manchu lady and child. Photograph by John Thomson (negative number 701). Credit: Wellcome Collection. Public Domain
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