Printing Press

Cyanotype photography: A brief history

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One of the earliest photographic processes is the cyanotype, which produces a unique, blue-tinted print and was invented in 1842 by Sir John Herschel. Explore the history of this art form through pioneers of the technique in a feature written by Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Senior Curator of Photographs, Anne E. Havinga.

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Meet the Press: Behind the Scenes at MFA Prints

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MFA Prints is often a hard service to explain simply. So, to explore vast histories of artwork, dive further into collections of the MFA's exhibitions, and to help explain the process behind our archival replica prints, we set up a blog and have a new video.

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