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Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo
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Polypodium Dryopteris

19th century
328 x 222 mm (12.9 x 8.7 in.)

Anna Atkins, British (English), (1799–1871)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Cyanotype on photographic paper mounted on board
Series: from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowerings Plants and Ferns
Edition: From the album Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowerings Plants and Ferns
Bibliography: Larry J. Schaaf, Sun Gardens: Victorian Photograms by Anna Atkins (New York: Aperture Books, 1985), no. 15, p. 44.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in memory of Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 2010
Accession Number: 2010.14.1

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  • botany - The scientific study of all plant life, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes. [May 1994 related term added; scope note added. July 1993 descriptor moved. April 1993 related term added. December 1992 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • ferns
  • photograms - Photographs produced without a camera, usually by placing an object directly on sensitized paper and exposing it to light. Includes Talbot's first photographs, which he called photogenic drawings. In the early 20th century the term was sometimes used to mean all photographs. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • plants

Location Latitude: British (English), Longitude: D'Oench

  • image Dimensions: 328 x 222 mm (12.9 x 8.7 in.)

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