Columbine

Photographer Unknown

ArtistUnknown

CountryUnited States

MediumCyanotype

EphemeraLeaf Form Specimen Photograms

Year1920-1940

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Plants, Supports

Dimensions

Image Dimensions: 21.5 x 16.4 cm thin paper, laid down
Support Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.1 cm thin, manilla-colored paper


Photogram of a Columbine leaf

 

Columbine: Aquilegia (common names: granny’s bonnet or columbine) is a genus of about 60-70 species[1] of perennial plants that are found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals [2] of their flowers. (Wikipedia accessed 2017)´╗┐

 

print notes: written in graphite script on upper right corner of mount: Columbine

condition: adhesive traces showing through leaf and surrounding print from application to print verso.

Columbine