1912-2001, is a former president of the Royal Photographic Society and a professional “research worker of disputed documents”. In 1967, he joined Thos. De La Rue & Co (printer of banknotes, postage stamp, stock certificates, passports, etc.) as Research Manager in their Maidenhead(UK) research centre. Part of his – and the centre’s – role was “to study the methods of counterfeiters and forgers and to devise methods of improving the security of the Company’s products”.

H.P.Blavatsky & the SPR