Laminaria phyllitis, 1843 or 1844

  • Anna Atkins, English, 1797-1871


  • Page: 10 3/8 × 8 1/8 inches (26.4 × 20.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscribed, lower center: Laminaria phyllitis

Dr. Philip Bliss?, rare book collector (Oxford, England, life dates 1787-1857). Sir Thomas Phillipps, book and manuscript collector (Manchester, England, life dates 1792-1872). 1950, Dr. Ernest Weil, rare book dealer (London, England)

1950, Sold privately to Philip Hofer by Dr. Ernest Weil

1982, Acquired from Philip Hofer by Lucien Goldschmidt (New York, New York, USA)

1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA).

Bulletin of the DIA 61, 3 (1982-1983): p. 34 (ill.). "New Photography Gallery." Printable News (September 1983): p. 3 (ill.).

Anna Atkins, Laminaria phyllitis, 1843 or 1844, cyanotype. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund, F1983.12.65.