Les Houches – Les Contamines

A photo book of the Alps


Greyboard, 300gsm Stockwell paper, lokta paper, cyanotype prints, bleached and then tea-stained

Coptic binding

I made this book after spending three days hiking in the Alps. The cover is a contour map of the area, and the different shades of brown were achieved with tea-dyed lokta paper. Tea was also used to dye the thirteen cyanotype prints inside.

Cyanotype prints before tea stain

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