Anna Atkins

Anna Atkins was born in 1799, in Tonbridge, Kent, and she was an English botanist and photographer. Atkins’ father was a respected scientist, and through him, Atkins was introduced to William Henry Fox Talbot and the astronomer and chemist Sir John Herschel, where Atkins learned of the photographic process which was only then being invented. Atkins was particularlyContinue reading “Anna Atkins”