Gayle Brandow Samuels’ cyanotopes are both organic in nature and futuristic.

The cyanotype process uses a mixture of iron compounds, which when exposed to UV light and washed in water, oxidize to create Prussian Blue images.

Size: 20” x 16” x 0.5” (Framed). Frame hanging.



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Gayle Brandow Samuels, a lifelong lover of trees, is the author of Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape (Rutgers University Press) and the creator of a body of cyanatopes, each examining an element of the natural world, from clouds to a variety of plants. Before returning to her Philadelphia Roots, she headed an award-winning statewide New Jersey project to uncover and publicize the history of New Jersey women. Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women grew out of that effort (The Scarecrow Press).

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The technique was invented in 1841 by and was popularized by photographer and botanist Anna Atkins.

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