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.

Address:
Dewitt Rd., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
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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