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It’s back to photographing running horses for Eadweard Muybridge after being acquitted of murdering the man who was cuckolding him. February 1875.

Muybridge. Circa 1884.

This begins a new category (for which I’ll come up with a terrible name later) about the dawn of and precursors to the movies. I’ll be culling the images to be included here from Terry Ramsaye‘s 1926 bone-dry, two-volume tome A Million And One Nights, A History of the Motion Picture Through 1925.

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