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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 5 5/8 x 17¾in. to 9 5/8 x 11in. (8)

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The plates include: a boy riding a mule, a mother and child, a baby girl running and playing on steps, two boys playing leap-frog, a deformed child and a baby boy walking.

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