Edinburgh Exhibitions  -  2004


F W L Thomas

7.30pm  -  10 June 2004

Grampian TV

A documentary programme, loosely based around photographs taken by F W L Thomas in 1860,is to be broadcast on Grampian Television on 10 June 2004.

Captain F W L Thomas was a Member of the Photographic Society of Scotland from 1856, the year the Society was founded.

He worked for the Admiralty, charting the waters around the Western Isles of Scotland.  He sailed to St Kilda, an island in the Atlantic Ocean 100 miles off the north-west coast of Scotland, and was the first person to take photographs in St Kilda.