Corcoran Gallery of Art


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Short Introduction

Founded in 1869 by philanthropist William Wilson Corcoran, The Corcoran is Washington, DC's largest non-Federal museum, standing as a major centre for historic and contemporary American and European artists.

The following 5 Muybridge items can be found online at the Corcoran website:

'Dancing (fancy.)
(Movements. Female)'. Plate 188, 1887.

'Head-spring, a flying
pigeon interfering'. Plate 365, 1887. Collotype on

'Boxing; open hand'. Plate 340, 1887. Collotype on

'Walking, two models
meeting, and partly turning'. Plate 45, 1887. Collotype on

'Emptying bucket of water'. Plate 404, 1887. Collotype on

For exact information on gallery holdings of Muybridge items please contact the Corcoran itself.

Past Exhibitions

Current exhibition:

Helios: Eadweard Muybridge
in a Time of Change

April 10–July 18, 2010

Contact: Kristin Guiter, Public Relations,
(202) 639-1867,

Rights & Reproduction Information

Please contact Ila Furman, the Assistant Registrar, by phone at (202) 639-1719 or email

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Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 5

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Corcoran Gallery of Art
Corcoran College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20006, USA

Phone: +1 (202) 639-1700



Lead Contact:
Phillip Brookman Chief Curator/ Head of Research(

Open Hours:
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 10am–5pm
Thursday: 10am–9pm
Friday: 10am–5pm
Saturday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: 10am–5pm

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day, and closes at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 24 and Thursday, December 31.

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Please contact the curator with queries about viewing the Muybridge collections.