In 1803, Teylers Theological Society announced an essay competition on the question ‘What has missionary work achieved so far and what can still be expected?'* Jacob Haafner, traveller and adventurer gave a crystal clear answer: nothing good can be expected from missionary work - just look ...
Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem, NL
T [+31] (0)23 516 0960
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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 The Oval Room and<br> Neoclassicism
Founding and growth
 'Plantlust':<br> delighting in plants
Main actors
 The Board and the<br> Director
 Charity and almshouses
Teyler's era
 The Coin and Medal Room
 Adams' orrery
Thinking and doing