John Thomson - Island Pagoda (detail), 1871

John Thomson/ John Thomson

United Kingdom 1837 - 1921

Photography

John Thomson
John Thomson
Male
United Kingdom
1837

John Thomson was a pioneering Scottish photographer, geographer, and traveller. He was one of the first photographers to travel to the Far East, documenting the people, landscapes and artefacts of eastern cultures.

Featured image: John Thomson – Island Pagoda (detail), 1871