Anna Atkins

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Photograph of Atkins, in 1861
Cyanotype of an algae, from Atkins' book

Anna Atkins (16 March 1799-1871) was an English botanist and photographer. Atkins used cyanotypes to illustrate books about algae.

Atkins was born in Tonbridge, Kent, the daughter of John George Children.