Invention Of Photography



Y/M/D Description Place
1826/00/00 Using a camera obscura, Joseph Nicephore Niepce creates "View from the Window at Le Gras" in 1826 or 1827 the earliest surviving photograph of a real-world scene. The original plate on display at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas.
1878/06/15 The press and turfmen witness Eadweard Muybridge shoot a series of photographs with a battery of 12 cameras along the race track at Stanford's Palo Alto Stock Farm. When flip together, the photos show a running horse. Palo Alto Stock Farm Horse Barn, Stanford, CA
1879/00/00 Thomas Eakins paints "The Fairman Rogers Four-in-Hand" using photographs of horses to precisely render their movements, 1879-1880.

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