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Eadweard Muybridge

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Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge was a British-American photographer.

He lived from 1830 to 1904 and died at 74.

As a young man he moved from Great Britain to the United States.

His photographs of the Yosemite Valley were very famous.

Running horse

He made a special camera setup to help a rich man win a bet about how horses run. He showed that sometimes all four legs of a horse are off the ground at the same time.

He made a sort of early movie machine and gave many talks about how animals move.

His special photos of animals and humans moving helped artists and scientists.