Lumiere cinematographe in operation, c 1897.

Lumiere cinematographe in operation, c 1897.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Description

Etching depicting a man filming girls skipping. The cinematographe, invented by Auguste (1862- 1954) and Louis (1864-1948) Lumiere, was a combined camera projector and printer. The Lumiere brothers gave the first cinema show at the Grand Cafe on the Boulevard des Capucines in Paris on 28 December 1895.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10309569

© National Museum of Science & Media / Science & Society Picture Library

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