The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 1179

Leaf and stem of Common Meadow Buttercup, Ranunculus Acris

Attributed to: Sarah Anne Bright

Keywords: Botany

This photogenic drawing of a buttercup have traditionally attributed to been attributed to Nicolaas Henneman and William Henry Fox Talbot but has more recently been linked to the early female photographic pioneer, Sarah Anne Bright. Her photographs are discussed in a project blog.

To learn more see Professor Schaaf's talk The Damned Leaf: Musings on History, Hysteria & Historiography.

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