In 1785, Wybrand Hendriks became curator of the art collections and resident kastelein - literally, ‘caretaker'- of Teylers Foundation. Hendriks was a painter and illustrator who painted portraits, landscapes, cityscapes, still lifes and animals. For five years before he started working for Te ...
Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem, NL
T [+31] (0)23 516 0960
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Select a starting point
Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 An eyewitness account
Founding and growth
 Wybrand Hendriks
Main actors
 The resident caretaker
 Promoting the arts
Teyler's era
 The travels of Martinus<br> van Marum
 Adams' orrery
Thinking and doing