Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
Algae that looks like art. Cyanotypes from English botanist Anna Atkins’ 1843 work “Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions.” With only 13 copies ever made, we are lucky that one is in the collections of the New York Public Library and that they have scanned them for you and I to see.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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