A painting of the nutmeg plant

This painting of the nutmeg plant was commissioned by William Farquhar and belongs to the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings.

Indigenous Name
'Booa Palla, Myristica moschata'
Date/Period
c. 1810
Region
Malaysia
Dimension
Image size: 36.8 x 54.5 cm (Image), Image size: 58 x 44 cm (Mount)
Accession No.
1995-03060
Material
watercolour on paper
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. G. K. Goh
Category
Paintings