Anna Atkins algae cyanotype



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A photogram of Algae, made by Anna Atkins as part of her 1843 book, Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions, the first book composed entirely of photographic images.

This appears to be an exact copy of the photo at http://static.photo.net/attachments/bboard/001/001YSO-5138484.jpg as retrieved 12 August 2009. The 31 July 2001 entry about the photo at http://photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?topic_id=23&msg_id=001X7G does not mention the source of the photo, but it appears to be a resized and recolored version of the 2004/2009 photo on the New York Public Library page http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?419608. Therefore, per http://www.nypl.org/legal/, under "Use of Content From NYPL Websites... 4. Credit NYPL When You Use Materials From Our Website," this page should indicate "Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org."

At http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?419608 as retrieved 12 August 2009, the image details are as follows:
"Image Title: Dictyota dichotoma, in the young state; and in fruit.
Creator: Atkins, Anna, 1799-1871 -- Photographer
Additional Name(s): Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871 -- Former owner
Published Date: 1843-53
Medium: Cyanotypes
Specific Material Type: Photographs
Item Physical Description: 1 photograph
Source: Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. / Part XI.
Source Description: 231 photographs and 2 manuscripts and 1 portfolio
Location: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection
Catalog Call Number: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1843 93-440
Digital ID: 419608
Record ID: 103412
Digital Item Published: 3-31-2004; updated 2-12-2009"


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