The study of movement or locomotion of the horse was the main focus of Marey's chrono-photographic studies, along with human locomotion and the flight of birds, right from the early 1870s onward. In July, 1887, Marey co-authored with Pagès an important article in the "Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Science" on "Comparative Locomotion: pelvic limb movement in humans, elephants and horses"; and on September 2, 1893, he was the sole author of a second article in the journal "Nature", entitled "Locomotion compared in different animals, new applications of chronophotography"; and in 1898, "Analyse des mouvements du cheval par la chronophotographie".
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Medium Silver Print from Celluloid Film Strip
Photo Date 1895-98 Print Date 1895-98
Dimensions 7 x 3-1/8 in. (178 x 79 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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