Lights and shadows: photographs from the Royal Geographical Society

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18th Nov - 24th Jan

Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm

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Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

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Documenting the world through photography has been a focus since the 1880s, when John Thomson was appointed as the Society’s official ‘Instructor of Photography’. Thomson referred to the medium as ‘the absolute lights and shadows of all things seen and that are of value in expanding our knowledge of the world in which we live’.