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Image of Lying on a Couch and Turning Over on Side, Plate 259, Animal Locomotion

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Eadweard Muybridge
American (Kingston upon Thames (Greater London), 1830 - 1904, Kingston upon Thames (Greater London)) Primary

Lying on a Couch and Turning Over on Side, Plate 259, Animal Locomotion


19 x 24 in. (48.26 x 60.96 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.18.17
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Photomechanical Prints; Collotypes

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  • collotypes - Photomechanical prints produced by photolithography in which the printing plate is prepared using a bichromate process, gelatin, and greasy ink, which is held in the characteristic wormlike patterns of cracks.
  • motion photographs - Photographs showing successive phases of an action, usually a human figure or animal in motion; may be single exposure, composite, or a series of separate images.
  • photographs - Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent. The concept does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "" are more appropriate. The concept may include photographs made by digital means.

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