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Creator:
Schaaf, Larry J. (Larry John), 1947- author.
Title(s):

Sun gardens : cyanotypes by Anna Atkins / Larry J. Schaaf ; edited by Joshua Chuang ; with contributions by Joshua Chuang, Emily Walz, and Mike Ware.

Additional Title(s):

Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins

Published/Created:
New York, NY : The New York Public Library, 2018.
Physical Description:
215 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
TR77 .S33 2018 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Accompanies the exhibition Blue Prints: The Pioneering Photographs of Anna Atkins, held at The New York Public Library from October 19, 2018 to February 17, 2019.
Includes a facsimile of Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part 1, by Anna Atkins, issued in 1843.
This book was shortlisted for the 2019 Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, Photography Catalogue of the Year.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-211) and index.
Subject Terms:
21.42 history of photographic art.
Atkins, Anna, 1799-1871.
Atkins, Anna, 1799-1871.
Blueprinting.
Blueprinting.
England.
Photograms.
Photograms.
Photography -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Photography, Biological -- History.
Photography, Biological.
Photography.
Form/Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
History.
Contributors:
Container of (expression): Atkins, Anna, 1799-1871. Photographs of British algae. Part 1.
Atkins, Anna, 1799-1871, photographer.
Chuang, Joshua, editor.
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  • Preface / Joshua Chuang
  • Notice to the reader
  • Part I of British algae (from the Sir John Herschel copy)
  • Reminiscences / Larry J. Schaaf
  • Pleasurable offerings to botanical friends / Larry J. Schaaf
  • Selected plates from various holdings
  • British algae: bibliographic details / Larry J. Schaaf, Joshua Chuang, and Emily Walz
  • The productions of Anna Atkins and Anne Dixon / Larry J. Schaaf, Joshua Chuang, and Emily Walz
  • On the origins, care, and feeding of cyanotypes / Mike Ware
  • Notes to the texts
  • Acknowledgments
  • Image credits
  • Index of historical names.