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Eadweard Muybridge, Athletes. Boxing.

Athletes. Boxing., 1881

Eadweard Muybridge (1830 - 1904)

RA Collection: Art

Athletes. Boxing. Plate 111 from Eadweard Muybridge's, The Attitudes of Animals in Motion.
According to the Photographic News when Muybridge lectured at the British Institution in 1882, the Prince of Wales specifically asked to see Muybridge's images of boxing. Muybridge duly obliged and observed that though they were of less educative value they were 'generally found amusing.'

Object details

Title
Athletes. Boxing.
Photographed by
Eadweard Muybridge (1830 - 1904)
Date
1881
Object type
Photograph
Dimensions

161 mm x 223 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
10/969
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