Durian, William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings

In total, there are 477 paintings in the William Farquhar collection of natural history drawings. This extensive collection is one of a kind in the environmental history of the Malay peninsula during the early 1800s.

Indigenous Name
Dooran, Durio stercorae
Date/Period
Early 19th century
Region
Malacca
Dimension
Image size: 56 x 44 cm (Mount), Image size: 38.6 x 54.6 cm (Image)
Accession No.
1995-03071
Material
watercolour on paper
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. G. K. Goh
Category
Paintings