New-York Historical Society


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Short Introduction

The New-York Historical Society is a research institution and holds New York City's oldest museum.

The Muybridge collection consists of 13 plate panorama of San Francisco (1878) and 23 collotype plates from “Animal Locomotion”.

Past Exhibitions

No past Muybridge exhibitions.

Rights & Reproduction Information

Application for publication rights should be made in writing and include the negative or accession number, the intended use, the original invoice number and visual reference when available. More Information

Online Presence

Bobcat Online Catalogue

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 36


Books by Muybridge: 1

Books concerning Muybridge: 2

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The New-York Historical Society,
170 Central Park West
New York, 10023, USA

Phone: +1 212-485-9227/8



Open Hours:
Tuesday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM; By appointment only.

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Open to the public, but must make an appointment in advance. Appointments are scheduled by email, usually a week or two in advance.