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Muybridge's camera and shutter, c 1881.

Muybridge's camera and shutter, c 1881.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Section through the camera and the back of the electro- shutter used by Muybridge in his experiments. Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) was the first photographer to carry out the analysis of movement by sequence photography, an important stage in the invention of cinematography.

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