STARTS: China:Through the Lens of John Thomson 1868 – 1872

thomson_manchu_bride-100FRIDAY 5 February 2010 at Merseyside Maritime Museum
The vanished world of Imperial China is vividly captured on glass plates by an intrepid Scottish photographer John Thomson who travelled throughout the country meeting people from all walks of life. The exhibition startlingly reveals the character of the vast empire mainly through its remarkable people. Exhibition details