Janet Leigh Archive (Eadweard Muybridge Murder Trial)

Made:
1927-1955
maker:
Leigh, Janet

This small archives contains a small amount of material relating to the life, career and murder trial of Eadweard Muybridge. The collection was compiled and created by Janet Leigh, the daughter of the lawyer who defended Muybridge during his murder trial in 1875. The files contain correspondence, character sketches and press cuttings relating both to Muybridge's trial and also to his life and career.

Details

Extent:
One clamshell box
Identifier:
LEI
Subject:
Photography, Crime, Murder, Motion Photography
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the NMeM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility.
System of Arrangement: