Wednesday, 25 September 2013


Until I had to let them go as part of our Great Upheaval last year  (*sigh*),  I had a shelf of National Geographic Magazines: each and every yellow spine a beguiling invitation to pull out a copy, flick through the glossy pages and, from the comfort of your armchair, travel the world in search of the exotic and astonishing wonders of nature and humankind...

Now an amazing collection of the photographic images that helped establish the magazine's reputation across the years since its inaugural issue in 1888 are on show at an exhibition, National Geographic: Then and Now at the London gallery, Beetles+Huxley...

One of the marble scenes at Humayn's Tomb, near Delhi, India
by Maynard Owen Williams, c 1921

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, USA
by B Anthony Stewart, c 1938

Stingray with sailboat, North Sound, Grand Cayman
by David Doublet, 2001

Bamboo path, Kodai-ji Temple, Japan
by Diane Cook, 2012

The exhibition, featuring over 130 stunning images – all of which are offered for sale - are on show at...

Beetles+Huxley, 3-5 Swallow Street, London, W1B 4DE

Gallery Opening Times;
Monday-Saturday, 10:00-17:30

National Geographic: Then and Now remains on show until 19 October 3013 and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue, which can also be viewed online

1 comment:

SharonM said...

What fabulous photos! Will you be taking your credit card with you?