An 1808 coloured etching by Cruikshank featuring ‘The saviour of the human race’ Edward Jenner and his colleagues chasing off unscrupulous vaccination opponents. The caption underneath reads ‘Vaccination against smallpox, or mercenary & merciless spreaders of death & devastation driven out of society!’ From the archives of the Wellcome Collection.
Also available in other styles and shapes.
White t-shirt, printed in colour.
Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
Immunoglobulins, also known as antibodies, are glycoprotein molecules made by white blood cells. They recognise and bind to particular antigens (such as viruses or bacteria), helping the process of destroying them. This delightful set includes one plush antibody and one detachable little "antigen". 5 x...
Seven of the commonest household bacteria are on our teatowel! Printed on it, at least, in suitably nasty colours. An original design for Present Indicative by Geoff Sawers. Care guide: Machine washable (but you could also boil it or scrub it with carbolic soap). Approximately...
Tardigrades (“slow walker”), waterbears, moss-piglets - everyone's favourite phylum of eight-legged micro-animal, famous for their ability to survive in the most extreme environments and hibernate for decades. Our cuddly Giant Microbes are supplied with an information sheet and a magnified image of the actual bug...