Royal Academy of Arts, London


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Short Introduction

The Royal Academy of Arts is an independent institution run by artists to promote the visual arts.

The Muybridge collection houses 275 prints and 3 rare books by Muybridge. It includes 169 albumen prints in Muybridge’s The Attitudes of Animals in Motion.

Rights & Reproduction Information

Many of the works in the Royal Academy's Permanent Collections are available for commercial use from the Picture Library. Please email

All enquiries regarding rights and reproduction should be addressed to:
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Online Presence

Online Collection

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 275


Books by Muybridge: 3

Books concerning Muybridge: 2

Unpublished paper & documents

Correspondence: 3

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Library and Collections,
Royal Academy of Arts,
Burlington House,
London W1J 0BD

, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 020 7300 5737



Lead Contact:
Pat Eaton- Curator of Photographs(

Open Hours:
Tuesday – Friday between 10am and 1pm

Royal Academy of Arts Library and Archives are open to the public by appointment Tuesday – Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
The Muybridge Collection is accessible during Library opening hours. Tuesday – Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.

Enquiries regarding the Muybridge Collection can be made to the Curator of Photographs., telephone: 020 7 300 5767 Mondays to Wednesdays