Pieter Teyler left a huge fortune, almost two million guilders, most of which he had invested. In today's terms, it amounted to about EUR 80 million. Teyler had accumulated his wealth as a silk manufacturer, banker and investor. But much of it also came from the estates of his parents, grand ...
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 The Oval Room and<br> Neoclassicism
Founding and growth
 Van Marum the<br> paleontologist
Main actors
 Teylers' first half<br> century
Organisation
 Teylers and cooking for<br> the poor
Teyler's era
 Acquisititions Policy
Collecting
 The Encyclopédie<br> Méthodique
Thinking and doing