About the Author
Kiri Ross-Jones is Kew's Archivist and Records Manager. She has managed Kew's archives for the past six years, prior to which she worked in the archives of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. Lynn Parker has been Assistant Curator of Art and Artefacts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for the past five years. She previously worked in collections management at London's Victoria and Albert Museum and with anthropological and photographic collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.