File:Tapir of Malacca (William Farquhar Collection, 1819–1823).jpg

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Unknown author
(anonymous Chinese artist).
English: Tapir of Malacca; Tenuk [in Jawi].
English: A watercolour drawing of an adult Malayan tapir or Asian tapir (Tapirus indicus, known in Malay as the cipan, badak murai or tenuk). The drawing is one of 477 natural history drawings of plants and animals of Malacca and Singapore commissioned by William Farquhar.
Date between 1819 and 1823
date QS:P571,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1819-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1823-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium watercolor on paper
medium QS:P186,Q22915256;P186,Q11472,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 38 cm (14.9 ″); Width: 55 cm (21.6 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,38U174728;P2049,55U174728
institution QS:P195,Q632689
Current location
Accession number
Royal Asiatic Society: RAS016.111; National Museum of Singapore: SHM1995.2885.
Object history See Natural History Drawings below, pp. 32–33.
Inscriptions Front: "Tapir of Malacca / Tenuk [in Jawi]". Watermark: "Russell & Co 1810".
Notes "Drawings of Animals, Insects and Reptiles of Malacca" no. 16 in the Royal Asiatic Society's collection.
Source/Photographer [1].


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