Museum object appears in Bumblebees book

Museum object appears in Bumblebees book

One of the Museum’s most endearing objects appears in a new book on Bumblebees.  The book is published by Bloomsbury and is part of the RSPB spotlight series.  This title focuses on Bumblebees.  

http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/rspb-spotlight-bumblebees-9781472933638/

It is mostly a book on natural history and at the end the end it includes a section on Bumblebees in myths, legends and folklore.  It includes an image of our “bees in a bag” charm bag, object number 262.

262 – Charm bag

A copy of the book was donated to the Museum library by the publisher who also made a donation to the Museum for use of the image.  

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