BBC World Histories Magazine 2017–2019


editorial map commissions

› 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.