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MUYBRIDGE, Eadweard (1830 - 1904), Photographer, entrepreneur, inventor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
MUYBRIDGE, Eadweard (1830 - 1904), Photographer, entrepreneur, inventor

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English, 19th–20th century, male.

Active in America.

Born 9 April 1830, in Kingston-on-Thames, UK; died 8 May 1904, in Kingston-on-Thames, UK.

Photographer, entrepreneur and inventor. Figures, animals, landscapes.

Muybridge left England in 1852, arriving first in New York before travelling to San Francisco. In 1867 Muybridge began working as a landscape photographer specializing in views of the Yosemite Valley and San Francisco. Around this

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