A man rides a galloping horse in a series of photographs depicting motion by Eadweard Muybridge who is credited as being the Father of motion pictures. His experiments in photographing rapid action are landmarks in the history of photography. He was born in England in 1830 before moving to the United States in 1852 and was subsequently commissioned by the government to take pictures of the Pacific Coast.
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