New York Public Library


Go to bck to Collections

Short Introduction

Comprising of 89 locations, the New York Public Library includes 4 research centres as well as local neighborhood libraries.

The Muybridge collection contains 180 stereoscopic slides of images that Muybridge took in California, an albumen panorama of San Francisco and 8 films concerning Muybridge.

The vast majority of Muybridge stereoscopes have been digitized and are available on NYPL’s Digital Gallery.

Rights & Reproduction Information

See NYPL website for terms and conditions. More Information

Online Presence

Library Catalogue

NYPL Digital Gallery

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 181


Newspaper Cuttings: 1

Other: 8

Books by Muybridge: 9

Books concerning Muybridge: 40

view large map

The New York Public Library, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Photography Collection, The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018, USA

Phone: +1 917-275-6975



Lead Contact:
Dr. Stephen Pinson, Assistant Director Art, Prints, and Photographs(

Open Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday, 1pm to 6pm.

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Materials are available through the Prints and Photographs Study Room (308) by appointment only. An online form is available here: