Dedication Page From 'Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions'

Made:
1843-1853 in United Kingdom
maker:
Anna Atkins

Dedication page, 'Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions', 1843 A page from 'Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions', made by Anna Atkins (1799-1871) in 1843

Dedication page from 'Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions', made by Anna Atkins (1799-1871). The page dedicates the book to her father; 'To / my dearest father / this attempt / is affectionately inscribed'. 'Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions', a collection of cyanotype photograms of algae, was self-published in installments over ten years from 1843. This first installment is credited as the first photographically illustrated book.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-403/2
type:
cyanotype
credit:
Matilda Talbot

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