Pieter Teyler's Will stipulated that after his death, an ‘artistic painter, or another devotee of the arts and sciences' was to live in his house. This person was to have two functions: as resident caretaker and host at Foundation House, and also as overseer and curator of the art collections. ...
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 Viervant and Husly: the<br> makers of the Oval Room
Founding and growth
 'Plantlust':<br> delighting in plants
Main actors
 The Board and the<br> Director
Organisation
 A pleasant evening:<br> looking at art
Teyler's era
 The Royal drawings
Collecting
 The steam engine
Thinking and doing