Artist Anna Atkins, English, 1797-1871
  • Laminaria phyllitis
  • Photographs of British Algae (series title)
Date 1843 or 1844
Medium cyanotype
Dimensions Page: 10 3/8 × 8 1/8 inches (26.4 × 20.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund
Accession Number F1983.12.65
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions 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.).