Anna Atkins

Photographer, Visual Artist

1799 – 1871

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Who was Anna Atkins?

Anna Atkins was an English botanist and photographer. She is often considered the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. Some sources claim that she was the first woman to create a photograph.

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Born
Mar 16, 1799
Tonbridge
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Died
Jun 9, 1871
Halstead

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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