Jan Piggott

Jan Piggott, FSA, PhD, is Keeper of Archives at Dulwich College, where he taught for thirty years after studying at Magdalen College, Oxford, and the University of California at Davis. He won a Volkswagen Scholarship in 1993 to curate an exhibition at the Tate on Turner's book-illustrations, 'Turner's Vignettes', and wrote a book and catalogue to accompany the show. In 2000 he organised an exhibition at Dulwich College about Ernest Shackleton, publishing Shackleton, the Antarctic and Endurance, and in February 2004 he curated an exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery entitled 'The Crystal Palace at Sydenham'. The publication of this book was timed to coincide with this exhibition.

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