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Flick Books and Muybridge's Galloping Horse

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Three small French flick books of cinematographic sequences showing a family, two men boxing, and a couple dining. None dated. Small sheet of pictures of galloping horses titled "Explanation, by composites of Muybridge's photographs of the conventional representation of a galloping horse. By Francis Galton FRS June 1882".



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4 pieces Note that the sheet of galloping horse pictures is photosensitive and should be viewed under supervision.

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A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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The papers are available at UCL Special Collections and Archives subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking. Note that there is one photosensitive item that may be viewed only under supervision.


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