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Eadweard Muybridge
Nationality: 
american, b. england
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1830
Death Date: 
1904
Born Edward James Muggeridge 9 April 1830 in Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey.To California 1850. Returned to California from several years in England as photographer in 1867. Changed name, became landscape photographer until ca. 1877 experiments in motion begun 1870’s. 1875-1877 in Panama & Guatemala after killing wife’s lover. 1880’s to University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Worked with Eakins on motion studies. Retired to England 1889. Died 8 May 1904 in Kingston.