University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library


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Short Introduction

Part of the University of Pennsylvania Library centre, the library holds a collection of rare books and manuscripts from all disciplines.

An online search of the Muybridge collection returns 50 entries including 4 rare books by Muybridge.

Additionally, the Rare Book and Manuscript Library has an uncatalogued item: 24 gelatin dry plates (positives) on secondary glass support.

Rights & Reproduction Information

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Online Presence

Penn Libraries Catalogue

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Images on Glass: 24


Books by Muybridge: 4

Books concerning Muybridge: Various

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University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut Street,
Locust Walk between 34th and 36th,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206, USA

Phone: +1 215 898 7088



Lead Contact:
Lynne Farrington Curator of Printed Books(

Open Hours:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 A.M. to 4:45 P.M., and Saturday from Noon to 4:00 P.M.

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Consult the following link: