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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 pastedown 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, donor
Eadweard Muybridge, previous owner

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