Animal Locomotion

8 collotype plates from Animal Locomotion, An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movements, 1872-1885, published under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania, 1887. Each with letterpress credit, series title, plate number, copyright and reproduction limitation printed in the margin. Varying sizes from 6 x 16 7/8in. to 9½ x 11¾in. (8)

Lot Essay

The plates include: women carrying jugs, a nude woman with a dog, a woman dressing, a nude man throwing a large rock, a nude man carrying a wine cask, a woman carrying a bowl of water, and a woman with a broom and bucket.

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