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San Francisco, California: Muybridge, Father Of Cinema Statue

Bronze sculpture of photography pioneer Eadweard James Muybridge depicts him with a Zoetrope. Muybridge lived in San Francisco in the 1850s and '60s. Statue by Lawrence Noble.

Dewitt Rd., San Francisco, CA
Letterman Digital Arts Center, in the Presidio, behind the buildings along Dewitt Rd.Nearby parking is private.
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Eadweard Muybridge.

Homage To The Father Of Cinema

A stern looking Eadweard James Muybridge stands behind his zoetrope peering at the Lucas Films offices.

[Kim Wheeler, 07/05/2014]

English-born Muybridge lived in San Francisco in 1855-1860, and came back in 1867, photographing the American west in places like Yosemite. His zoetrope-animated studies of horses in motion were shot at Stanford.

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