English Ivy – Original Cyanotype


This Cyanotype is an original one of a kind work of art. It is created on heavyweight, beautifully textured watercolour paper. The size is 11 x 8 ins. and it is unframed.

The Cyanotype is created on beautifully textured Hahnemuhle watercolour paper.

The Cyanotype process was developed by Sir John Herschel in the 1840’s and shortly after used by the pioneering female early photographer Anna Atkins. A method of photography using sunlight without the use of a camera.

English Ivy Symbolism: Combination of love, loyalty, friendship and emotion.

A belt of straw and ivy buds,
With coral clasps and amber studs;
And if these pleasures may thee move,
Come live with me and be my love.
By Christopher Marlow