Tag: Picture research

This Folio Life: Mapping Captain Cook

Posted on 15/10/2018

Maps are an incredibly important part of any edition that deals in exploration or travel. To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first voyage, we knew we wanted to find the perfect map t …


Seeking Out Xan Fielding ׀ Part Two

Posted on 26/09/2014

Stories beyond the pages, and unpublished material Engaging with experts and enthusiasts who have a personal connection to a text allows you to uncover the many layers of a story. In the course of my …


Seeking Out Xan Fielding ׀ Part One

Posted on 27/08/2014

Making contacts Blogs are great social networking platforms, and for a Picture Editor they are also an excellent source of information.   Xan Fielding disguised as a Cretan shepherd, c.1942. (Sir …


Family Gems ׀ The Surgeon of Crowthorne

Posted on 21/08/2014

  William Chester Minor seated in the grounds at Broadmoor, 1890s. (Minor Family Archives) For a Picture Editor, it is truly exhilarating when you unearth a gem. My ‘gem’, or rather ‘gems’, were …