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Eadweard Muybridge Collection, Selected Items Muybridge’s Animal Locomotion, Prospectus and Catalogue of Plates

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Animal Locomotion: an Electro-Photographic Investigation of Connective Phases of Animal Movements
by Eadweard Muybridge
J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia (1887)
UPT 50 M993, Box 62 FF 2

A total of 781 plates were created of his Animal Locomotion publication. This prospectus provides detailed information about the photographic process, equipment and staff. The catalog carefully records data about each photograph, including the subject, model, costume, type of movement, camera angles and time intervals.