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Eadweard Muybridge
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Born
Edward James Muggeridge

(1830-04-09)9 April 1830
Died 8 May 1904(1904-05-08) (aged 74)
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Nationality British
Known for Photography

Eadweard Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904) was an English pioneer in photographing motion and in motion picture projection.

Muybridge was of partial Dutch descent. In his earlier years in San Francisco, Muybridge became known for his landscape photography, particularly of the Yosemite Valley. He also photographed the Tlingit people in Alaska. He was commissioned by the United States Army to photograph the Modoc War in 1873.

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