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Year 4 - William Farquhar: Home
Two Sides to History: British Invader or Founder of Modern Singapore?
William Farquhar loved Nature and collected these watercolour paintings which you can see at the National Museum of Singapore
Singapore National Museum - two Farquhar Collections
However, they fell out as Farquhar felt Raffles took all the credit. If they were alive today, Farquhar would unfriend Raffles on Social Media!Farquhar lived for a long time in Singapore and saw through many building works and the recording of flora and fauna.
Visit the Farquhar Collection at the National Museum of Singapore
This book brings together for the first time all 477 pieces in Colonel William Farquhar's collection of natural history drawings in brilliant watercolour by Chinese artists who employed both Chinese and Western painting techniques.
Link to Senior Library Guide - Colonisation of Singapore