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Cyanotypes & Anna Atkins

July 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Austin Gardens Environmental Education Center Main Room
167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park IL 60302

Cyanotype is a type of chemical printing dating back to the 1800s; Anna Atkins was the first person to use it for scientific purposes by making beautiful blue prints of algae and ferns. We’re making our own cyanotypes today of native plants and learning all about this brilliant female botanist.

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