Silver gelatin photograph by and showing William Friese-Greene

maker:
William Friese-Greene

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Silver gelatin photograph (original copy) by and showing William Friese-Greene (1855-1921). This was an experiment in analysing motion taken about 1886. Such images were projected using a lantern designed by John Arthur Roebuck Rudge (1837-1903), whihc had four lenses with a revolving shutter to reveal each of the images in sequence. From a collection of family portraits, information on early experiments in movement, and examples of the two-colour process relating to the early cinematographic pioneer William Friese-Greene.

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Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1994-5014/6
type:
silver gelatin print