Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Eadweard Muybridge, born on May 8, 1904

Eadweard Muybridge1904 Eadweard Muybridge (b. April 91830), British-born photographer known primarily for his pioneering use of multiple cameras to capture motion, died at Kingston upon Thames, England.

In 1860, he was injured in a stage coach crash whilst travelling overland from San Francisco to New York for a visit to Europe. On October 17, 1874, during a social event, Muybridge took out a pistol and to the horror of the assembled guests, shot and killed his wife's lover.


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