BBC World Histories Magazine 2017–2020

editorial map commission

› I'm illustrating a number of historic maps for an ongoing BBC World Histories magazine article
called In the Footsteps of..., which is about famous (mostly British) explorers and their expeditions.

› Issue I: Sir John Franklin's famous Arctic Expedition in 1845–46.

› Issue II: Sir Francis Younghusband's Conquest of Tibet and the Himalaya in 1903–04.

› Issue III: Alexander Gardner's flight from Afghanistan crossing the Hindu Kush in 1826–28.

› Issue IV: Hieronymus Münzer's journey to Portugal and Spain in 1494–95.

› Issue V: Alexander Gordon Laing's quest for Timbuktu in 1825–26.

› Issue VI: Ausonius' journey along the Moselle river in Roman Gaul in AD368.

› Issue VII: Pytheas of Massalia's journey to Britannia and Thule in the 4th century BC.

› Issue VIII: The famous Hippie Trail from London to India in the late 1960s.

› Issue IX: Pliny the Younger's travel along the Roman Empire to Bithynia-Pontus (Turkey) in AD 111.

› Issue X: José de San Martín's quest across the Andes to free Chile from Spanish rule in 1817.

› Issue XI: The famous, but ill-fated expedition of Burke & Wills in Australia in 1860-61.

› Issue XII: British painter and poet Edwar Lear explored Ottoman Albania in 1848.

› Issue XIII: the exploration of New France and the founding of Québec city by French explorer Samuel de Champlain in 1608.

› Issue XIV: Ahmad Ibn Fadlan's historic journey from Baghdad to present day Russia in AD1.

› Issue XV: Germanicus travel across the Mediterranean to Egypt in AD 18-19.

› Issue XVI: British novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's journey to Tahiti and Hawaii in 1888.

› Issue XVII: Simón Bolívar's conquest of Colombia and freedom from Spanish rule in 1819.

› Issue XVIII: Moroccan scholar Ibn Battuta and his journey across the old world towards China in the 14th century AD. (double page)

› Issue XXI: Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's crossing of the Greenland ice sheet in 1888.

› Issue XXII: Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the world in 1767-68.