Image acknowledgements

Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

All other images are from Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation archives.

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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Lucienne Day with cairn terrier Megan, 1990s

While Robin was away in the mountains, Lucienne deepened her knowledge of plants on botanical trips all over Europe.

In later years the Days began to spend more time at the West Sussex cottage, where Lucienne worked in the garden while Robin split logs for the woodburning stove. At the end of the century they moved from Cheyne Walk to a town house in Chichester, which gave them much easier access to their beloved cottage.

©Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/photo: John Haddock