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Taylor White Collection

  • CA RBD MSG BW002
  • Collection
  • 1736-1759

The Taylor White Collection is comprised of 938 watercolour paintings of mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles. White, a British jurist, commissioned various artists of the day (including Charles Collins, Peter Paillou, Jacob Van Huysum, George Edwa...

White, Taylor, 1701-1772

Fox Sparrow

Drawing of a pair of Red Fox Sparrows from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Brown Lemur

Drawing of a Brown Lemur from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Madagascar.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Black-and-Gold Howler, Black Howler Monkey, female

Drawing of a Black-and-Gold Howler monkey and a female Black Howler monkey from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

White-faced Capuchin Monkey

Drawing of a White-faced Capuchin Monkey from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Central America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Common Jackal

Drawing of a Common Jackal from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Africa, and Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Gabon Talapoin

Drawing of a Gabon Talapoin from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Gabon and the Republic of Congo.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Lion-tailed Macaque

Drawing of a Lion-tailed Macaque from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Southern India.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Vervet Monkey

Drawing of a possible Vervet Monkey from a 18th century specimen. Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Lion-tailed Macaque

Drawing of a Lion-tailed Macaque from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Southern India.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

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