Cinematheque Francaise


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Short Introduction

The Cinematheque Francaise holds over 500,000 still photographs within its photography library.

Muybridge holdings include a folder known as 'memorabilia relating to the life of Muybridge', 6 books by Muybridge, 691 Animal Locomotion Prints, 40 additional folders of photographs including Muybridge material, 1 poster, 10 folders of research notes from William Lytton Day's '25,000 years to trap a shadow', including Muybridge material, 1 folder of Muybridge notes from Marie Epstein, 1 periodical article, 21 books on Muybridge, 1 photograph folder about Muybridge and 1 film on Muybridge.

Rights & Reproduction Information

email: or call: 01 71 19 32 64. More Information

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Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: Various


Books by Muybridge: 6

Books concerning Muybridge: 21

Articles: 1

Other: Various

Unpublished paper & documents

Research notes: 2

Correspondence: Various

Other: Various


Other: Various

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La Cinémathèque française, 51, rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris, France

Phone: +33 01 71 19 33 33



Lead Contact:
Arzura Gilot Flornoy Document Co-ordinator, Photography Department(

Open Hours:
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Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
The image library is open to everyone giving access to collections by appointment only. Please see