Home Open Arts Object: Anna Atkins, Title Page and Poppy , from the portfolio British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns, 1854, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Open Arts Object: Anna Atkins, Title Page and Poppy , from the portfolio British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns, 1854, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Susanna Brown, curator of Photographs at the V&A, discusses striking blue nature studies by Anna Atkins, one of the world's first female photographers.

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Related resources:

The V&A’s online catalogue of these works:

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O91281/papaver-orientale-photograph-atkins-anna/

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O73152/title-page-of-ibritish-and-photograph-atkins-anna/

Author: 
Susanna Brown