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SUN GARDENS : the cyanotypes of Anna Atkins.

Author: Larry J Schaaf
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] PRESTEL ART, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Anna Atkins (1799-1871) came of age in Victorian England, a particularly fertile environment for learning and scientific discovery. Guided by her father, a prominent scientist, Atkins was inspired by William Henry Fox Talbot to take up photography and was friends with Sir John Herschel, who invented the cyanotype photographic process in 1842. The next year, Atkins began making cyanotypes in an effort to illustrate  Read more...
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Named Person: Anna Atkins; Anna Atkins
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry J Schaaf
ISBN: 3791357980 9783791357980
OCLC Number: 1022211977
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm

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This lavishly illustrated book features the beautiful and scientifically important photographs by Anna Atkins, whose landmark work combined a passion for botany with remarkable creativity and  Read more...
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