Plate VII, "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 2, 29 January 1845
Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 14 Feb 1844
Image size: h 18.2cm x w 22.4cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: Page of the Fox Talbot Museum album no. 1
Provenance: The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006 Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00648) Fox Talbot Museum notebook no. 1 Talbot's 1852 Royal Society of Arts album, 1841-1846
This plant specimen is from the Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae) family, which is a large family comprising mostly of aromatic flowering plants, including the likes of celery, carrot, parsley, caraway, dill and fennel.