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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Start your exploration of Teylers Universe
with one of these stories, or:
 An eyewitness account
Founding and growth
 Van Marum: switching<br> between disciplines
Main actors
 The resident caretaker
Organisation
 Eigteenth-century<br> Politics
Teyler's era
 The travels of Martinus<br> van Marum
Collecting
 From leaders to<br> followers
Thinking and doing