Historical development of palaeobotany

Current projects

The Section is currently investigating the British palaeobotanists Charles Fox Bunbury and Robert Crookall.

Past projects in this research area

In recent years, the Section has investigated the use of illustrations in early 19th century palaeobotanical books, the role of women such as Emily Dix in Carboniferous palaeobotany, and the early 19th century British palaeobotanist Edmund Tyrell Artis.