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.