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How the sun saw it - Privet IV

How the sun saw it - Privet IV

Regular price $194.00 USD
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Cyanotype on Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag 300gsm.

The print is 23.8 cm x 76 cm. It is not mounted or framed.

It was made by arranging layers of privet leaves between sheets of glass on top of paper coated with a photosensitive emulsion. This was then exposed to sunlight before being washed to reveal the final image.

Cyanotypes are archival, meaning they will last for a really long time, but best displayed out of direct sunlight. If they do begin to fade over the years, you can place them in the dark for a week or two and, like magic, they will regain their full colour. In a way they are a living memory of what the sun saw in a given moment in time!

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