28
June 2022

Lecture: Secret Art in the Passport with Martin Lloyd

Welcome to The Arts Society Pewsey Vale
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 19:00
Bouverie Hall
North Street Pewsey, SN9 5ES
Online Event

From the wax seal to the microchip, man has exploited the skill of the artist and artisan in his to create a forgery-proof document.

From the wax seal to the microchip, man has exploited the skill of the artist and artisan in his attempt to manufacture a forgery-proof document.

Taking you through three centuries of passport design, this lecture explains the overt and uncovers the covert to illustrate the defences built in to the passport and the tricks the forger uses to defeat them. You will never see your passport in the same light again! 

THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER

Mr Martin Lloyd

Has been lecturing to various groups, including U3A, National Trust, historical societies, Gresham College and business groups since 2008. Previously worked for HM Immigration Service, and has broadcast on local and national television and radio.