Moorhead, Joanna. “Blooming marvellous: the world’s first female photographer—and her botanical beauties”. theguardian.com.
Standard Name: Atkins, Anna
Birth Name: Anna Children
Married Name: Anna Atkins
Used Form: A. A.
Used Form: the author of The Colonel
the world's first female photographer,,
was a novelist, botanist, science writer and illustrator, and memoirist.
During her lifetime she published six books, but she is primarily remembered as a mid-Victorian pioneer of photography, both in itself and for scientific illustration.
Atkins, Anna. A Page from the Peerage. T. Cautley Newby, 1863.
Atkins, Anna, and John George Children. Memoir of J. G. Children, Esq. Privately printed by J. B. Nichols and Sons, 1853.
Atkins, Anna. Murder Will Out. Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859.
Atkins, Anna. Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions. Privately printed for the author, 1853.
Atkins, Anna. The Perils of Fashion. Colburn, 1852.