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Anna Atkins

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Anna Atkins was an amateur botanist especially interested in scientific illustration and taxonomy. Her self-published book, ‘Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions’ 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 recognizable today as the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects found in the sea. (NYPL)

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The Week Ahead: March 23, 2020
The Week Ahead: March 23, 2020

Let us curate your week with this set of daily suggestions for what to enjoy on our platform and on your Meural Canvas.

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The Art of Science

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“Sargassum Vulgare” by Anna Atkins
“Sargassum Vulgare” by Anna Atkins

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