Spiraea aruncus (Tyrol)

Cyanotype | 13.8 x 9.7in | 1851-54

Anna Atkins

This botanical study is the first work by the British artist Anna Atkins and the earliest photograph by a woman to enter the Museum's collection. The cyanotype of several sprigs of a Tyrolean flowering shrub (Spiraea aruncus) is one of 160 plates rem...
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