In 2007 Frances Taylor celebrates 25 years of promoting the mandolin. Here are a selection of photos from that time, and an early surprise. Click on the images to enlarge them.
The Daily Telegraph Saturday 21 April, 1990. The caption reads: Frances Taylor, from Woodford, Essex, one of the countrys few professional mandolin-players, who will be giving the first mandolin recital for 20 years at Londons South Bank Centre in the Purcell Room next Friday.
An early press photo
Three photos from a performance of the Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto, Joensuu, Finland
And from early childhood, Frances one Christmas morning, having just been given her first plucked instrument...