Henslow's Tayloria - Tote bag

Henslow's Tayloria - Tote bag

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John Stevens Henslow, Tayloria, c. 1840

John Stevens Henslow (1796 - 1861) held the title of Professor of Botany at the University of Cambridge for 36 years. This unusual tote bag features the remarkable image Tayloria, a species of moss depicted in microscopic detail and resembling an extraordinary creation from the world of science fiction. Using a powerful microscope, Henslow prepared a series of studies such as this one to illustrate his popular lectures. An extensive collection of these teaching charts are held in the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. 

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Product details: 

  • 300 gsm cotton tote bag
  • digitally printed in full colour on both sides
  • colour contrasting handle
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