National Geographic exhibition to open in Nelson

National Geographic exhibition to open in Nelson

RELEASED 16 March 2018

In 1985 National Geographic Magazine ran on its cover a photograph by American Steve McCurry – a simple portrait of a green eyed Afghan girl taken in a refugee camp in Pakistan. That photograph became one of the most iconic images ever published, in the nearly 130-year history of the magazine.  Afghan Girl, as the image became known, will feature in the Nelson Provincial Museums latest international exhibition 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic, opening to the public 17 March 2018.

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