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This is the first book of photos ever made, and it’s only images of British algae

[UK] In 1843, British botanist Anna Atkins made history.

When experimenting with photography, Atkins didn’t go for images of landscapes or pictures of pretty flowers. Instead, the amateur botanist created the first book produced entirely of photographic works, titled “Photographs of British Algae.” Continue reading This is the first book of photos ever made, and it’s only images of British algae