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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

Roach

Drawing of a Common Roach from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe and Western Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Goldfish

Drawing of a Goldfish from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Worldwide in captivity.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Pike

Drawing of a Northern Pike from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Freshwaters of Europe, Asia, and North America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Herring

Drawing of an Atlantic Herring from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: the North Atlantic.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Samples or parr

Drawing of an immature Atlantic Salmon from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: The North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, and the North Sea.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Smelt

Drawing of a European Smelt from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: The North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, and the North Sea.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Perch?

Drawing of a Sculpin from a 18th century specimen. Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Lump fish

Drawing of an Lumpfish from a 18th century specimen. Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Turbot

Drawing of an Turbot from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: the Northeast Atlantic.] Attributed to Peter Paillou.

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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