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Anna Atkins: Botanical Illustration and Photographic Innovation

Anna Atkins

Join Photo Oxford for an online in-conversation with Prof Geoffrey Batchen and Dr Lena Fritsch, who discuss the work of pioneering British photographer and botanist Anna Atkins (1799-1871). Her innovative use of new photographic technologies linked art and science, and exemplified the potential of photography in books.

Geoffrey Batchen is Professor of Art History at the University of Oxford and Dr Lena Fritsch is the Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. The talk is supported by TORCH through the Humanities Cultural Programme.

Click here to watch the recorded conversation.

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