Amerindian family sitting beside a waterway, Alaska, USA, c 1868.

Muybridge, Eadweard

 
Amerindian family sitting beside a waterway, Alaska, USA, c 1868.
4 0 c m
 
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

Native Americans sitting on the shore, with a paddle steamer in the background. Lantern slide by Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), British-American photographer and the pioneer of animal sequence photography. After emigrating to California and becoming a professional photographer, Muybridge was appointed director of photographic surveys for the United States Government. In 1873, he recorded the final stages of the conflict between the Modoc Indians and the United States army, and in 1875 embarked on an expedition, photographing the landscapes and native peoples of Central America.

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