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Photographic Timing Device
mid-1880s

Used by the photography pioneer Eadweard Muybridge
This electronic timing device was a crucial part of the photographic equipment of expatriate Englishman Eadweard Muybridge. It was used by Muybridge at the University of Pennsylvania in the mid-1880s for his Animal Locomotion studies.

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Eadweard Muybridge, born April 9, 1830, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England; died May 8, 1904, Kingston upon Thames
Born Edward James Muggeridge but adopted the name Eadweard
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Learn more!
· Eadweard Muybridge
· Freeze Frame: Eadweard Muybridge's Photography of Motion, an NMAH Virtual Exhibition
· Edward Muybridge Birthplace and Museum

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