John Russell's Blue Moon (1790s)

A print of an illustration of the moon on a blue background.
Royal Astronomical Society

Title: John Russell's Blue Moon (1790s)

Description: Cyanotype print of a pastel drawing of the moon drawn in the 1790s by John Russell RA (1745-1806).

Maker: Cathy Corbishley Michel

Techniques used: "Cyanotype print on cotton using digital negative. Cyanotype (Blueprinting) is a very old photographic technique from the 1840s although the use of digital negatives is much more modern. The colour and monochrome image suited the technique."

Website/Social media: Quilters' Guild profle