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    Sale 2208 | Lot 10
    Price Realized: $7,995With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2208 Lot 10

      MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904)
      Thirteen-part panorama of San Francisco, California. Toned silver prints (13), each approximately 18x15 inches (45.7x38.1 cm.), total size measuring approximately 195 inches (495 cm.) in length, flush mounted, each framed in lucite. 1878; printed 1973
      Estimate $4,000-6,000

      Acquired from a Santa Barbara, CA bookseller.
      The Photograph and the American Dream 1840-1940, 170.
      This panorama, which is comprised of 13 separate images, is one of the most precise visual records of San Francisco before the decimating earthquake of 1906. Muybridge's construction of the panorama spawned his interest in progressive motion and sequential imaging, laying the groundwork for the stop-motion photographs that Muybridge would produce later in his career. The panorama he produced a year earlier, in 1877, consisted of 11 panels.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,995