{a r c h i v e + p h o t o g r a p h y} Anna Atkins, cyanotype, and scientific illustration

  Over on Instagram, I featured a couple of images from the New York Public Library's digital collections. These gorgeous, ghostly images come from the library's copy of Photographs of British Algae by Anna Atkins, the first female photographer, and an amateur botanist. This was also the first book to be produced entirely using photographic methods. Read more …

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{#tbt: a r c h i v e + d e s i g n}

So, I have fallen in love with the photos in the State Library of New South Wales Flickr account. Currently I am engrossed with putting a modern twist on them with doodles and designs. The photo above was particularly stunning to me. Mrs. Wing Fang is in Sydney on what appears to be the deck of …