anna atkins 1850s cyanotypes of British algae love anna :)

British Algae by Anna Atkins the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means; the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.

Panel from a Tent Lining (Qanat), 17th century. India, Deccan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Panel from a Tent Lining (Qanat) ~ century India, Deccan (Cotton, plain-weave, mordant dyed & painted, resist-dyed)

Joseph Mallord William Turner, ‘Study of Sky’ c.1823-4

Joseph Mallord William Turner, ‘Study of Sky’ this links through to many of his sketchbook pages in this series

İznik Çinisi-60x120 el dekor çini-İznik karanfilli pano ED-25 A | Ceramicaturk | İznik

İznik Çinisi-60x120 el dekor çini-İznik karanfilli pano ED-25 A | Ceramicaturk | İznik

Fragment Indian, 18th century

Design: delicate scrolling vines bearing a variety of flowers, painted red, blue, and neutral violet, with dark neutral outlines.

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