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LL/92649
Anna Atkins
Ferns. Specimen of Cyanotype
1840s
Cyanotype
26.3 x 20.8 cm (10 3/8 x 8 3/16 ins) (overall)
 
National Gallery of Art
R. K. Mellon Family Foundation, Accession No.2007.15.1
 
LL/92649

1 of 72
LL/33076
Anna Atkins
Lycopodium Flagellatum (Algae)
1840s-1850s
Cyanotype
 
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin
 
LL/33076 [Further details available]

2 of 72
LL/75889
Anna Atkins
Alaria esculenta
[Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions]
1843
Cyanotype
10 1/4 x 8 1/2 ins (26 x 21.5 cm)
 
Zucker Art Books
3714-BK
 
LL/75889

3 of 72
LL/75502
Anna Atkins
Algae [Alaria esculenta]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-2
 
LL/75502

5 of 72
LL/75509
Anna Atkins
Algae [Chondrus crispus]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-74
 
LL/75509

6 of 72
LL/75510
Anna Atkins
Algae [Conferva dissiliens]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-98
 
LL/75510

7 of 72
LL/75511
Anna Atkins
Algae [Dasya coccinea]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-137
 
LL/75511

8 of 72
LL/75505
Anna Atkins
Algae [Enteromorpha intestinalis]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-159
 
LL/75505

9 of 72
LL/75507
Anna Atkins
Algae [Enteromorpha intestinalis]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-158
 
LL/75507

10 of 72
LL/75503
Anna Atkins
Algae [Gelidium rostratum]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-184
 
LL/75503

11 of 72
LL/75504
Anna Atkins
Algae [Halyseris polypodioides]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-190
 
LL/75504

12 of 72
LL/75508
Anna Atkins
Algae [Odonthalia dentata]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-213
 
LL/75508

13 of 72
LL/75506
Anna Atkins
Algae [Ulva latissima]
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843 - 1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
25 x 20 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
Purchased with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Familie W. Cordia/Rijksmuseum Fonds and the Paul Huf Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds, RP-F-2016-133-298
 
LL/75506

14 of 72
LL/39579
Anna Atkins
Cystoseira granulata
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part I]
1843, October (Part I)
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419695
 
LL/39579

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LL/39578
Anna Atkins
Introduction to "Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions", Part I
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part I]
1843, October (Part I)
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419691
 
LL/39578

16 of 72
LL/39580
Anna Atkins
Polysiphonia violacea
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part I]
1843, October (Part I)
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419699
 
LL/39580

17 of 72
LL/39583
Anna Atkins
Cystoseira fibrosa
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part II]
1843, October - 1844, May
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419703
 
LL/39583

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LL/39582
Anna Atkins
Fucus nodosus
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part II]
1843, October - 1844, May
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419707
 
LL/39582

19 of 72
LL/39581
Anna Atkins
Fucus vesiculosus
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part II]
1843, October - 1844, May
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419704
 
LL/39581

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LL/39620
Anna Atkins
Title page for Anna Atkins "Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions"
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions]
1843-1853 (published)
Cyanotype, cropped
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419632
 
LL/39620

21 of 72
LL/39584
Anna Atkins
Chordaria flagelliformis
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IV (Version 1)]
1844 (ca)
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419720
 
LL/39584

22 of 72
LL/39585
Anna Atkins
Furcellaria fastigiata
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IV (Version 1)]
1844 (ca)
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419636
 
LL/39585

23 of 72
LL/6473
Anna Atkins
Study of algae
1844 (ca)
Cyanotype
 
British Library
© British Library
 
LL/6473

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LL/39586
Anna Atkins
Delesseria sanguinea
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part V]
1844, June - 1845, November
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419641
 
LL/39586

25 of 72
LL/39587
Anna Atkins
Calithamnion roseum
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part VI]
1846, June - 1847, November
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419656
 
LL/39587

27 of 72
LL/39590
Anna Atkins
Gigartina confervoides
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part VIII]
1846, June - 1847, November
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419679
 
LL/39590

28 of 72
LL/39589
Anna Atkins
Punctaria latifolia
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part VII]
1846, June - 1847, November
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419664
 
LL/39589

29 of 72
LL/39588
Anna Atkins
Rhodomenia laciniata
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part VI]
1846, June - 1847, November
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419658
 
LL/39588

30 of 72
LL/39591
Anna Atkins
Gelidium rostratum
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IX]
1848, November - 1849, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419635
 
LL/39591

31 of 72
LL/39592
Anna Atkins
Grateloupia filicina
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IX]
1848, November - 1849, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419583
 
LL/39592

32 of 72
LL/39593
Anna Atkins
Polysiphonia elongata
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part X]
1848, November - 1849, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419604
 
LL/39593

33 of 72
LL/39596
Anna Atkins
Alaria esculenta
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part XII]
1849, November - 1850, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419621
 
LL/39596

34 of 72
LL/39595
Anna Atkins
Callithamnion plumula
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part XI]
1849, November - 1850, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419613
 
LL/39595

35 of 72
LL/39594
Anna Atkins
Dictyota dichotoma, in the young state; and in fruit.
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part XI]
1849, November - 1850, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419608
 
LL/39594

36 of 72
LL/39597
Anna Atkins
Halyseris polypodioides
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part XII]
1849, November - 1850, June
Cyanotype
 
New York Public Library
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419627
 
LL/39597

37 of 72
LL/35653
Anna Atkins
Carix (America)
1850 (ca)
Cyanotype
25.6 x 20.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Record Id: 1995:2633:0001
 
LL/35653

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LL/88687
Anna Atkins
Dichsonia arborescens, Jamaica
1850 (ca)
Cyanotype
35.7 x 24.8 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/4 ins) (image)
 
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of George Hopper Fitch, B.A. 1932, 1989.12.15
 
LL/88687

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LL/43269
Anna Atkins
Title page of "Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns"
1851
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Ref No: 1995-5024/0006
 
LL/43269

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LL/79870
Anna Atkins
Spiraea aruncus (Tyrol)
1851-1854
Cyanotype
35.1 x 24.6 cm (13 13/16 x 9 11/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2004, Accession Number: 2004.172
 
LL/79870 [Further details available]

41 of 72
LL/46619
Anna Atkins
Thistle (Carduus acanthoides)
1851-1854
Cyanotype, photogram
34.9 x 24.8 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Sophie M. Friedman Fund, Accession number: 1986.593
 
LL/46619

42 of 72
LL/57909
Anna Atkins
Robinia pseud-acacia America
1851-1854 (ca)
Cyanotype
34.7 x 23.7 cm
 
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas
Id number: 1997.0033
 
LL/57909

43 of 72
LL/6770
Anna Atkins
Title page from "British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns"
1852 (ca)
Cyanotype
35 x 25 cm
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Ph.379-1981)
 
LL/6770

44 of 72
LL/39618
Anna Atkins
Papaver Orientale [Poppy]
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns]
1852-1854
Cyanotype
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
Museum number: PH.381-1981
 
LL/39618

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LL/70194
Anna Atkins
Scolopendrium Vulgare
1852-1854
Cyanotype
33.30 x 22.90 cm (13 1/16 x 9 ins) (image) 48.30 x 37.50 cm (19 x 14 3/4 ins) (paper)
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund, 1995.26
 
LL/70194

46 of 72
LL/41709
Anna Atkins
Aspidium
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/10
 
LL/41709

47 of 72
LL/41704
Anna Atkins
Aspidium denticulatum
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/26
 
LL/41704

48 of 72
LL/41699
Anna Atkins
Asplenium chinensis
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/41
 
LL/41699

49 of 72
LL/41707
Anna Atkins
Asplenium marinum
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/17
 
LL/41707

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LL/41702
Anna Atkins
Asplenium radicans
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/32
 
LL/41702

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LL/41706
Anna Atkins
Asplenium ruta muraria
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/20
 
LL/41706

52 of 72
LL/41701
Anna Atkins
Asplenium septentrionale
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/35
 
LL/41701

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LL/41708
Anna Atkins
Athyrium molle
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/14
 
LL/41708

54 of 72
LL/41710
Anna Atkins
British Ferns
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/7
 
LL/41710

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LL/41712
Anna Atkins
Ceylon
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/12
 
LL/41712

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LL/80575
Anna Atkins
Cystopteris dentate
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns]
1853
Cyanotype
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/80575

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LL/41705
Anna Atkins
Darea cicutaria
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/23
 
LL/41705

58 of 72
LL/6301
Anna Atkins
Equisetum sylvaticum [collaboration between Anna Atkins and Anne Dixon]
[In her book "Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns" (ca. 1860)]
1853
Cyanotype
10 x 7 7/8
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XO.227.45)
 
LL/6301

59 of 72
LL/41703
Anna Atkins
Jamaica
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/29
 
LL/41703

60 of 72
LL/41700
Anna Atkins
Lastrea feonisecii
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/38
 
LL/41700

61 of 72
LL/41711
Anna Atkins
Lastrea rigida
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns (1853)]
1853
Cyanotype
 
National Science and Media Museum
Photographs Collection, Ref number: 1995-5024/4
 
LL/41711

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LL/66160
Anna Atkins
Asplenium Fragrans
1853 (ca)
Cyanotype
8x4 5/8 ins (20.3x11.7 cm.) (image) 8 1/4x14 1/2 ins (21x36.8 cm.) (mount)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, 19 April 2016, Lot: 1
 
LL/66160 [Further details available]

63 of 72
LL/48895
Anna Atkins
Ophioglopum vulgatum. Specimen of alga
1853-1854
Cyanotype
 
Rijksmuseum
Objectnummer: RP-F-F80312
 
LL/48895

64 of 72
LL/48894
Anna Atkins
Asplenium marinum. Sea spleenwort
1853-1854
Cyanotype
 
Rijksmuseum
Objectnummer: RP-F-F80152
 
LL/48894

65 of 72
LL/48896
Anna Atkins
Sycopodium Ceylon. Specimen of alga
1853-1854
Cyanotype
 
Rijksmuseum
Objectnummer: RP-F-F80313
 
LL/48896

66 of 72
LL/44644
Anna Atkins
Asplenium Braziliense, S. America
1854
Cyanotype
image: 34.6 x 24.5 cm (13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.) mount: 48.3 x 37.5 cm (19 x 14 3/4 in.)
 
Princeton University Art Museum
Museum purchase, anonymous gift, Object Number: x1990-55
 
LL/44644

67 of 72
LL/6712
Anna Atkins
Polypodium crenatum, Norway
1854
Cyanotype
32.9 x 23.6 cm
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada (no. 19712), Purchased 1983
 
LL/6712

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LL/7716
Anna Atkins
Adiantum Capillus Venerum
1854 (ca)
 
Museum Ludwig
 
LL/7716

69 of 72
LL/39619
Anna Atkins
Taraxacum Officinale [Dandelion]
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns]
1854 (ca)
Cyanotype
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
Museum number: PH.382-1981
 
LL/39619

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LL/90392
Anna Atkins
Book cover for Laary Schaaf, 2018, Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins, (Prestel)
2018
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
LL/90392

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LL/90393
Anna Atkins
Book cover for Joshua Chuang & Larry Schaaf, 2019, Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algæ: Cyanotype Impressions (Sir John Herschel's Copy), (Steidl)
2019
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
LL/90393

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Botany - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Botany - Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions (1843-1854)
Botany - Ferns
Botany - Nineteenth century botany
Cameraless photographs - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Cameraless photographs - Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions (1843-1854)
Cameraless photographs - Early examples of cameraless photography
Cameraless photographs - Photograms
Cyanotypes - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Cyanotypes - Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions (1843-1854)
Cyanotypes - Cyanotypes: Examples
Experimental and manipulated photography - Photograms
Experimental and manipulated photography - Photograms of seaweed
Flowers - Flowers: A 19th Century perspective
History of photography - British photobooks
Nature - Introduction to nature photography
Photobooks - British photobooks
Photograms - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Photograms - Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions (1843-1854)
Photograms - Photograms
Scientific - Nineteenth century botany
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns (ca. 1854)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Anna Atkins: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype impressions (1843-1854)
Typologies - Examples of typologies
UK - British photobooks


 
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