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Eadweard Muybridge - A revolutionary of motion image-

Somersault, man” Working proofs for Animal Locomotion
Cyanotypes on cardboard mount

Freeze Frame explores the famous photographs of animal and human locomotion that Muybridge made at the University of Pennsylvania between 1884 and 1887. For 100 years, historians considered these photographs to be scientific studies of the body in motion. The Museum’s collection of Muybridge’s working proofs, however, suggests a more complex interpretation. The proofs, never before exhibited, were recently rediscovered and are shown here for the first time. Visit the website


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