Matthew Eve is a freelance writer, historian, illustrator and occasional exhibition curator, and has published numerous articles and lectured widely on the subject of book illustration and design. From 2000-2006 he worked as archivist, cataloguer and biographer to the Estate of the British designer Enid Marx, and as an adviser on exhibitions and collections, including: the Enid Marx Archive at the V&A Museum, the Marx-Lambert Collection of Folk Art at Compton Verney, the Breuning-Eve Collection of Enid Marx Prints at Pallant House Art Gallery in Chichester, and ‘Ravilious & Co.’ at the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.