Miles, Walter R. Research concerning Eadweard Muybridge, 1928-1932


Miles, Walter R. Research concerning Eadweard Muybridge, 1928-1932

Miles' correspondence about Muybridge, material about the Semi-Centenial Celebration and the invention of moving pictures, ephemera and published articles about Muybridge, and photographs and negatives including those used by Miles in his articles and publications about Muybridge.

5 linear ft.


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