As a child, Anna loved to collect plants and insects with her scientist father. As an adult, she became a botanist, and in 1843, published the first book of photographs—cyanotype prints of her vast seaweed collection.
Author’s note. Instructions for making cyanotypes. Bibliography. List of institutions holding Anna Atkins’s cyanotypes. Full-color mixed-media illustrations composed of pencil drawings, watercolor paintings, vintage fabrics and wallpapers, wood veneers, photographs, and reproductions of Anna Atkins’s cyanotypes.
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