Anna Atkins made thirteen known versions of her work entitled "British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions" (1843-1853). In October 1843, Atkins began publishing folios of her photogenic (photogram) drawings. In 1850, she began to publish more comprehensive collections of her work, completing a three volume anthology in 1853. These books, containing hundreds of handmade images, were the very first published works to utilize a photographic system for scientific investigation and illustration…

Anna Atkins made thirteen known versions of her work entitled "British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions" (1843-1853). In October 1843, Atkins began publishing folios of her photogenic (photogram) drawings. In 1850, she began to publish more comprehensive collections of her work, completing a three volume anthology in 1853. These books, containing hundreds of handmade images, were the very first published works to utilize a photographic system for scientific investigation and illustration…

Anna Atkins - 19thc botanist/ photographer working with cyanotype process

Anna Atkins - 19thc botanist/ photographer working with cyanotype process

cyanotype / blue print by Anna Maria Huber

cyanotype / blue print by Anna Maria Huber

Lemons by Anna Atkins, botanist http://en.flossmanuals.net/digital-foundations/ch011_scanning/_booki/digital-foundations/static/DigitalFoundations-Chapter07-453px_Lemons_photogram-en.jpg

Lemons by Anna Atkins, botanist http://en.flossmanuals.net/digital-foundations/ch011_scanning/_booki/digital-foundations/static/DigitalFoundations-Chapter07-453px_Lemons_photogram-en.jpg

Anna Atkins - Aspidium denticulatum 1853

Anna Atkins - Aspidium denticulatum 1853

SFMOMA | Explore Modern Art | Our Collection | Anna Atkins | Ceylon

SFMOMA | Explore Modern Art | Our Collection | Anna Atkins | Ceylon

Anna Atkins, Anatomized Leaves (from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns), 1854-1861 Illustratrice de renom Anna Atkins (1799 -1871) est une botaniste britannique. Elle commence à faire paraître en 1841 son ouvrage British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions qui est le premier à utiliser le cyanotype

Anna Atkins, Anatomized Leaves (from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns), 1854-1861 Illustratrice de renom Anna Atkins (1799 -1871) est une botaniste britannique. Elle commence à faire paraître en 1841 son ouvrage British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions qui est le premier à utiliser le cyanotype

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