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Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince (1842–1890)

Le Prince is considered the pioneer of the motion picture. His father was an intimate friend of Louis Daguerre (1787-1851), the famous pioneer of photography, who gave his son some early lessons in the art. In 1875 he saw a series of photographs taken by Eadweard Muybridge at Palo Alto, California. Le Prince was attracted to the idea of producing ... See full bio »

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The University of Leeds named their Centre for Cinema, Photography and Television in his honour. However, since 2012 it no longer exists. See more »

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