In an era before clinical trials, medical writers drew on the stories of explorers as evidence about the health effects of different foods and drinks.
The story of how a teenage princess launched one of the first global charity campaigns.
A simple signature can lead to an incredible story.
Bookplates showed wealth, personality, status – and a sense of humour.
Forget about Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook, for the Edwardians it was all about the picture postcard.