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Eadweard Muybridge, Dancing (fancy)

Dancing (fancy), 1872-1885

Eadweard Muybridge (1830 - 1904)

RA Collection: Art

According to Muybridge's daybooks, the model in these photographs is a Miss Kate Larrigan. She was one of only a few models who had requisite graceful bearing that Muybridge preferred for his work.

Animal Locomotion: An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movement 1872-1885.

A portfolio and 85 collotypes by Eadweard Muybridge. Selected by the Keeper of the Royal Academy Schools and purchased in 1889.

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Object details

Dancing (fancy)
Photographed by
Eadweard Muybridge (1830 - 1904)
Printed by
Animal Locomotion. An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movement 1872-1885
Object type
Place of Publication
United States
Collotype on white wove paper

184 mm x 417 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
Purchased from Eadweard Muybridge in 1891
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