10 May 2022 - 6 June 2022
Open daily from 10.00am - 5.00pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR
An exhibition of photographs, maps and other ephemera chronicling the adventures and explorations in Arabia of Captain William Shakespear.
Shakespear was a British civil servant and explorer who mapped uncharted areas of Northern Arabia and became close friends with the Abdulaziz Ibn Sa'ud, founder of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Featured image: Photograph by Captain William Henry Irvine Shakespear, 1911/RGS-IBG S0000676
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