Photographic collection, 1887-1945.


Photographic collection, 1887-1945.

Photographs documenting the work of Samuel H. Chubb. He studied the movement of animals, primarily horses, by photographing them in successive intervals to be able to mount specimens in dynamic positions. Photographs were taken by Samuel Chubb, Harold Anderson, and Eadweard Muybridge.

3,382 photonegatives : b&w glass.373 photonegatives : b&w nitrate.25 photonegatives : b&w.145 photoprints : b&w.2,480 photonegatives : b&w.

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American Museum of Natural History (corporateBody)

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