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Animals in motion : an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal progressive movements, commenced 1872, completed 1885 / by Eadweard Muybridge.

Eadweard Muybridge

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Chapman & Hall, Ld., 1899

Physical Description

264 p., 117 leaves of photographs : ill. ; 25 x 31 cm.

Responsibility Note

Each plate carries the copyright of Eadweard Muybridge and the date 1887.

Summary Note

The frontispiece is a photographic portrait of Eadweard Muybridge by the London Stereoscopic and Photogrpahic Company.


The front paste-down carries the bookplate of the Royal Academy of Arts, inscribed in ink, 'Dame Laura Knight bequest'.
Frontispiece of RA copy inscribed: Faithfully yours, Eadweard Muybridge.


Animal locomotion
Motion - Movement - People - Animals - Human locomotion - Animal locomotion - United States - 19th century
Motion photographs - Photomechanical prints - Pictorial works - United States - 19th century


Dame Laura Knight RA, previous owner
Eadweard Muybridge, previous owner

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