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Ectocarpus fasciculatus. (1843-1853)

Ectocarpus fasciculatus. (1843-1853)

A cyanotype photogram by Anna Atkins from her 1843 book Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions| Discover the top 10 female photographers with www.theculturetrip.com

The Top 10 Women Photographers In History

A cyanotype photogram by Anna Atkins from her 1843 book Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions| Discover the top 10 female photographers with www.theculturetrip.com

Photographs of British Algae by Anna Atkins (1799-1871) is a landmark in the histories both of photography and of publishing: the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means. Instantly recognisable today as the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

Photographs of British Algae by Anna Atkins (1799-1871) is a landmark in the histories both of photography and of publishing: the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means. Instantly recognisable today as the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

Anna Atkins, English (1799-1871)  Paris Arguta  c. 1850  Cyanotype  Gift of the Hall Family Foundation

Anna Atkins, English (1799-1871) Paris Arguta c. 1850 Cyanotype Gift of the Hall Family Foundation

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

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

Papaver Orientale - Poppy, from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (1854) photographer, Anna Atkins

Papaver Orientale

Papaver Orientale - Poppy, from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (1854) photographer, Anna Atkins

She "received an unusually scientific education for a woman of her time."[9] Her detailed engravings of shells were used to illustrate her father's translation of Lamarck's Genera of Shells, which was published in 1823.  She was considered the first woman to create a photograph

She "received an unusually scientific education for a woman of her time."[9] Her detailed engravings of shells were used to illustrate her father's translation of Lamarck's Genera of Shells, which was published in 1823. She was considered the first woman to create a photograph

Papaver rhoeas 1845 by Anna Atkins

Papaver rhoeas 1845 by Anna Atkins

anna atkins - Google Search

anna atkins - Google Search

Anna Atkins: The First Woman Photographer - cyanotype

Anna Atkins: The First Woman Photographer - cyanotype

Anna Atkins cyanotype

Anna Atkins cyanotype

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

Solarization & Cyanotype Photography

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

A cyanotype, also called a sun print or  blueprint, circa 1850, by British botanist Anna Atkins, 1797-1871

A cyanotype, also called a sun print or blueprint, circa 1850, by British botanist Anna Atkins, 1797-1871

anna atkins | Tumblr

anna atkins | Tumblr

the multitude of blue hues in a cyanotype...Anna Atkins Specimen of Peacock, 1845

the multitude of blue hues in a cyanotype...Anna Atkins Specimen of Peacock, 1845

Halymenia furcellata.

Halymenia furcellata.