A documentary film on Life and Legacy of Eadweard Muybridge

A Cutting Edge Documentary Film on Eadweard Muybridge
The Eccentric 19th-Century Photographer Who Changed Our World

  • "Abe Edgington," owned by Leland Stanford, 1878

  • ALASKA Ter.—Fort Tongass. Group of Indians, 1868

  • Tenaya Canyon from Union Point, Valley of the Yosemite, 1872

  • Indian Church Santa Maria - Guatemala, 1875

  • Panorama of San Francisco, plates 11 and 12 (of 13), 1878

  • Annie G. with Jockey (.031 second), 1887

  • A buffalo walking, 1887

  • Striking a blow with right hand, 1887

  • Turning around in surprise and running away, 1887

  • Jumping; Handspring; Somersault; Springing over a Man's Back, 1887

  • Sequenced image of a rotating sulky wheel with Muybridge climbing steps, ca. 1887

  • Zoopraxiscope Disc

Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge


This project is being made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor, and from Cal Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.

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