Joseph Rock: China, Vintage photographs from National Geographic Image Collection

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© Joseph F. Rock / National Geographic Image Collection.

From June 16 to July 21, the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto will be presenting Joseph Rock: China, Vintage photographs from National Geographic Image Collection. Joseph Rock was a botanist from Vienna who spent 27 years travelling and collecting plants in the Tibetan borderlands. Described as eccentric, Joseph Rock was known for travelling in remote locations with his library of books, phonograph collection and bathtub. The Naxi and other people groups of this region are documented in his photographs from the 1920s.

© Joseph F. Rock / National Geographic Image Collection.

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