5 October 1999
Selected Motion Studies
20 collotypes 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 7 x 15in. (19.8 x 38.8cm.) to 6 x 17in. (15.2 x 45.1cm.) (20)
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