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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

The Positive View of Raffles and Farquhar - together they founded Modern Singapore

Visit the Farquhar Collection at the National Museum of Singapore

Resources to Borrow from the Junior Library

Natural history drawings : the complete William Farquhar collection : Malay Peninsula, 1803-1818

 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

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