The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs

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The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs

by Fiona Robinson

First Release:

April 2019

ISBN: 9781419725517

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.

 
  • ISBN: 9781419725517
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Abrams
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 12" x 9"
    Genre: Nonfic
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