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Eadweard Muybridge (1830–1904)


Eadweard Muybridge's great breakthrough came in 1872 when he was hired by wealthy American businessman Leland Stanford, for whom Stanford University is named. Stanford was interested in whether horses lifted all legs off the ground at once during trotting and Muybridge was engaged to take photographs to settle the point. Although the experiment ... See full bio »

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Book: "The Human Figure In Motion" In Print (Dover) 390 pages.

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5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »
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His photos adorn a wing of Kingston University. See more »

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Father of the Motion Picture

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Aries

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