Eadweard James Muybridge, British-American photography pioneer, 1889. Artist: Unknown
Eadweard James Muybridge, British-American photography pioneer, 1889. Muybridge lecturing at the Royal Society in London. After emigrating to America in 1852, Muybridge became a professional photographer and was eventually appointed chief photographer for the United States government. In 1877, he used a series of still photographs to show that a trotting horse at times has all its feet off the ground, and in 1880 he devised the zoopraxiscope, a precurser of cinematography. Plate taken from The Illustrated London News, (1889).
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Yowiye Pwiyack Vernal 350 ft. Nevada Fall 700 ft
Yowiye and Pwiyack, Vernal (350 ft.) and Nevada Fall (700 ft.) Yo Semite Valley; Thomas Houseworth & Company, Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916), or C.L. Weed (American, 1824 - 1903), or Eadweard J. Muybridge (American, born England, 1830 - 1904); 1872; Albumen silver print
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1824, 1829, 1830, 1872, 1903, 1904, 1916, 350 Ft, 700 Ft, Albumen Silver Print, American, Born England, Carleton Watkins, Cl, Eadweard J, Muybridge, Nevada Fall, Pwiyack, Semite, Thomas Houseworth Company, Valley, Vernal, Weed, Yo, Yowiye