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Cyanotype Collection

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Schizonema Smithii, ca. 1853. Creator: Anna Atkins

Schizonema Smithii, ca. 1853. Creator: Anna Atkins
Schizonema Smithii, ca. 1853

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Cladostephus spongiosus, ca. 1853. Creator: Anna Atkins

Cladostephus spongiosus, ca. 1853. Creator: Anna Atkins
Cladostephus spongiosus, ca. 1853

Background imageCyanotype Collection: A Pueblo woman with two children (image 1 of 2), c.1890. Creator: Charles Fletcher Lummis

A Pueblo woman with two children (image 1 of 2), c.1890. Creator: Charles Fletcher Lummis
A Pueblo woman with two children (image 1 of 2), c.1890

Background imageCyanotype Collection: OLYMPIA, 1899. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

OLYMPIA, 1899. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
OLYMPIA, 1899. Photograph shows sailors aboard the [U.S.S.] OLYMPIA waltzing at tiffin time

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C. between 1880 and 1910(?)

Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C. between 1880 and 1910(?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Potomac River, c1898. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Potomac River, c1898. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Potomac River, c1898. Photograph shows reeds in the Potomac River

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mrs. Grover Cleveland and cabinet ladies, 1897. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mrs. Grover Cleveland and cabinet ladies, 1897. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mrs. Grover Cleveland and cabinet ladies, 1897. Photograph shows group portrait of Frances Folsom Cleveland and the wives, sister

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Two unidentified women being photographed, c1890. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Two unidentified women being photographed, c1890. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Two unidentified women being photographed, c1890. Photograph showing two women in profile, posing for a portrait. Includes the photographer and camera

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Furniture building shop, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1901

Furniture building shop, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1901. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Furniture building shop, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1901. (Boarding school for Native American students, founded in 1879 under US governmental authority)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Native Americans during mathematics class at Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1901

Native Americans during mathematics class at Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1901. (Boarding school for Native American students, founded in 1879 under US governmental authority)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby with fireplace, c1910

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby with fireplace, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby with fireplace, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Hallway of lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Hallway of lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Hallway of lobby, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Lobby, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Billiard room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Billiard room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Billiard room, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Living room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Living room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Living room, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Ballroom, c1910-1911. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Ballroom, c1910-1911. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Ballroom, c1910-1911. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; purchased by the Cosmos Club in 1950

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Carriage house(?), c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C. c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D.C. 1889 or 1890

Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D.C. 1889 or 1890

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Young women in Washington, D.C. Normal School classroom studying birds, (1899?)

Young women in Washington, D.C. Normal School classroom studying birds, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Young women in Washington, D.C. Normal School classroom studying birds, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Young girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Young girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Young girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Room with piano, potted palms, and classical statues and friezes, (1899?)

Room with piano, potted palms, and classical statues and friezes, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Room with piano, potted palms, and classical statues and friezes, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Children seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, stretching, (1899?)

Children seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, stretching, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Children seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, stretching, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Children modeling clay at desks and drawing on blackboard in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Children modeling clay at desks and drawing on blackboard in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Children seated in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Children seated in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Children seated in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Girls and boys seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Girls and boys seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Girls and boys seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Boys and girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Boys and girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Boys and girls seated at desks in Washington, D.C. classroom, (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Girls and boys seated at desks in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Girls and boys seated at desks in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Girls and boys seated at desks in classroom, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Two Native American women, posed, on Mackinac Island, 1903. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Two Native American women, posed, on Mackinac Island, 1903. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Two Native American women, posed, on Mackinac Island, 1903. [Michilimackinac in Odawa, Mitchimakinak in Ojibwemowin - island in Lake Huron, Michigan]

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Breaker boys in Kohinor mine, Shenandoah City, Pennsylvania, 1891

Breaker boys in Kohinor mine, Shenandoah City, Pennsylvania, 1891. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Breaker boys in Kohinor mine, Shenandoah City, Pa. 1891

Background imageCyanotype Collection: A lesson in globe making. Children in class in a Washington, D.C. school, 1899

A lesson in globe making. Children in class in a Washington, D.C. school, 1899. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
A lesson in globe making. Children in class in a Washington, D.C. school, 1899

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Two men, one a doorman, standing at the F. Street entrance to the Willard... between 1901 and 1910

Two men, one a doorman, standing at the F. Street entrance to the Willard... between 1901 and 1910
Two men, one a doorman, standing at the F. Street entrance to the Willard Hotel, between 1901 and 1910

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Pastoral play, the Oaks, Spring, 1906. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Pastoral play, the Oaks, Spring, 1906. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Pastoral play, the Oaks, Spring, 1906. Woman and girls in play in Washington, D.C

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Group of young women studying electro-magnets in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Group of young women studying electro-magnets in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Group of young women studying static electricity in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Group of young women studying static electricity in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Group of young women performing atmospheric pressure experiments while studying... (1899?)

Group of young women performing atmospheric pressure experiments while studying... (1899?)
Group of young women performing atmospheric pressure experiments while studying science in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Group of young women studying plants in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Group of young women studying plants in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?). Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Group of young women studying plants in normal school, Washington, D.C. (1899?)

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Group of young women reading in library of normal school, Washington, D.C. 1899

Group of young women reading in library of normal school, Washington, D.C. 1899. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Group of young women reading in library of normal school, Washington, D.C. 1899

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Dining hall in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C. between 1890 and 1950

Dining hall in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C. between 1890 and 1950. Shows dining table and chairs, fireplace, and interior decoration

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C. between 1890 and 1950

Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C. between 1890 and 1950. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C. between 1890 and 1950

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Exterior of home of Senator Philander Knox, 1527 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

Exterior of home of Senator Philander Knox, 1527 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Exterior of home of Senator Philander Knox, 1527 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. between 1910 and 1925

Background imageCyanotype Collection: Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Dining room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Dining room, c1910. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Mary Scott Townsend House, Wash. D.C.: Dining room, c1910. The Townsend House, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C.; later home of Mathilde and B

Background imageCyanotype Collection: [Frustules of Diatoms], ca. 1870. Creator: Attributed to Julius Wiesner

[Frustules of Diatoms], ca. 1870. Creator: Attributed to Julius Wiesner
[Frustules of Diatoms], ca. 1870

Background imageCyanotype Collection: From the Hatton Fern Album, c. 1850. Creator: Anon

From the Hatton Fern Album, c. 1850. Creator: Anon
From the Hatton Fern Album, c. 1850. Cyanotype fern study and original fern template



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