R W Paul, British cinematographic pioneer, 1896.
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Photograph of an article in the Strand Magazine showing R W Paul (1869-1943) filming the Prince's Derby. The article is reporting on Paul's development of cine film and cameras. Paul collaborated with Birt Acres in 1895 to develop the Kinetic Lantern, but ceased to be asociated with him later the same year.