Chronophotograph of Pigeon in Flight

Made:
1880-1890 in France
maker:
Étienne Jules Marey

Silver gelatin print chronophotograph showing the successive phases of movement of a pigeon in flight, originally photographed by E J Marey from a fixed-plate negative about 1885. The enlargement was made by M P Nadar on Marey's instructions. Handwritten in ink beneath the print 'Photographie de Mr le Docteur Marey - Agrandisement de M P Nadar'.

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Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1954-476
Materials:
cardboard, paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
framed: 489 mm x 843 mm
image: 154 mm x 571 mm
type:
silver gelatin print
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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