A celebration of the alphabet, from its beginnings to its pre-eminence as the organizing principle for the world's knowledge. While the order of the alphabet itself became fixed very soon after letters were first invented, their ability to sort and store and organize proved far less obvious. To many of our forebears, the idea of of organising things seemingly randomly (i.e. alphabetically) rather than by established systems of hierarchy or typology, lay somewhere between unthinkable and disrespectful. In A Place for Everything, acclaimed historian Judith Flanders draws our attention to both the neglected ubiquity of the alphabet and the long, complex history of its rise to prominence.
A beautiful chart of cultivated plants from a mid-19c teaching aid is beautifully reproduced on this jigsaw puzzle. 1000 piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged in a 10" tube, with hand sewn muslin bag inside
This quote is taken from the speech made by Millicent Fawcett following the death of suffragette Emily Davidson. Inspired by Gillian Wearing CBE's bronze statue of Fawcett in Parliament Square, laser cut matt gold acrylic recreates a banner, with her infamous call to arms laser...
An amazing variety of jellyfish appear on this vintage educational chart, which has been turned into a gorgeous jigsaw puzzle. 1000 piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged in a 10" tube, with hand sewn muslin bag inside
ICYMI. Present Indicative will donate £1 to the NHS Charities Together Fund for every one of these tea towels sold. OVER £1000 RAISED SO FAR, Thank you!!! Care guide: Machine washable. Approximately 78 x 48 cm. 100% cotton.