Thursday, January 24, 2013

New Book about Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford

Review of "The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures." © Mike Johnston, The Online Photographer, January 22, 2013. (Book Review)

" ... The Tycoon and the Inventor interweaves Muybridge's quest to unlock the secrets of motion through photography, an obsessive murder plot, and the peculiar partnership of an eccentric inventor and a driven entrepreneur. A tale from the great American West, this popular history unspools a story of passion, wealth, and sinister ingenuity. ... " [More]

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