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GW Museum and Textile Museum Symposium

posted Oct 29, 2015, 6:06 AM by AIA DC   [ updated Oct 29, 2015, 6:11 AM ]

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Picturing China: Qing-Dynasty Photography and Fashion

Scottish photographer John Thomson left a stunning visual record of nineteenth-century China in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty. Inspired by the museum’s fall exhibition China: Through Lens of John Thomson (1868-1872), the museum's 2015 fall symposium will feature presentations by a panel of international photography and textile scholars. The talks will examine how Thomson’s images and period fashions have had lasting impact on how China is pictured today.

2015 Fall Symposium
Saturday, November 7, 2015
GW Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st Street, NW
9 AM to 5 PM

Join us on Friday night for a special pre-symposium event.

Asia: On Film and In Thread Warp-Speed Presentations Powered
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Friday, November 6, 2015
The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum
701 21st Street, NW
5:30 to 7:30 PM