Plate VII, "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 2, 29 January 1845
Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 14 Feb 1844
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: ruled edge mount
Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Jean Horblit, in memory of Harrison D. Horblit, 1994 Harrison D. Horblit, Ridgefield, Connecticut Christie's South Kensington, London sale October 1984 Constance Stewart (1863-1944) Matilda Talbot (later Gilchrist Clark, 1839-1927)
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.