Archer, Journey to Stonehenge


A display of original watercolour illustrations and working drawings from the book by Jane Brayne.

The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury  SP1 2EN

April 11th – July 9th 2017

Craftsmen who advised Jane on prehistoric technologies have lent fine examples of their work.

Hilary Greenland (Sylvan Archery) and Steve Ward (Primitive Archer of East Anglia) are specialists in traditional archery. Hilary even let Jane shoot some arrows with a longbow in the course of her research!

Wild boar at large, Jane Brayne

Neil Burridge is a traditional bronze and copper smith who has cast beautiful replicas of the Archer’s copper knives. He advised on all matters metallic and might have inspired the band of smiths in the story…

arrow by Hilary Greenland, deerskin quiver by Steve Ward