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Étienne Jules Marey 
Disc with 12 photographs of a seagull in flight, taken by Marey's photograhic gun 
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Bromide silver print 
4 1/2 x 4 1/2 ins 9image) 10 3/8 x 8 ins (mount) 
  
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold, 27 June 2018, Lot: 25 
  
 
LL/83547 
  
Marey's gun was patented in 1882, based on the astronomer Jannsen's Photographic Revolver of 1874. Pen inscriptions in French on the mount tell of the 12 images that could be taken in one second on the sensitive plate. 
 

 
  
 
  
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