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Virtual Tour: Darwin’s Mentor: Walking With Henslow 


Did you miss the Henslow exhibition? Why not take a look at this virtual tour to share and celebrate the wonderful exhibition that was Darwin’s Mentor: Walking With Henslow. We encourage you to pause the video as you go along to learn more about the exhibits. 

This exhibition focuses on the life of John Stevens Henslow; an inspirational teacher, skilled botanist and lifelong friend and mentor of Charles Darwin. Henslow was Rector of Hitcham, Suffolk in the mid-1800s and used his position to educate and raise the aspirations of the local community. 

This project has been made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. It has been put together in collaboration with the residents of Hitcham. A special thanks to Nicola Currie, Suffolk Record Office, Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service: Ipswich Borough Council Collections, University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge (UMZC) and Skills For The Future Trainee, Nathan Meech. 

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