Adult Asian Tapir, 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
Tenuk, Cipan
Date/Period
Early 19th century
Region
Malacca, Malaysia
Dimension
Image size: 37.6 x 54.1 cm (Image), Image size: 58 x 44 cm (Mount)
Accession No.
1995-02885
Material
watercolour on paper
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. G. K. Goh
Category
Paintings