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.
One clamshell box
- Photography, Crime, Murder, Motion Photography
- 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: