|Dates: ||1846, 16 May - 1907, 30 May|
|Born: ||Poland, Lissa (near Poznan)|
|Died: ||German Empire, Berlin|
Experimented in taking photographs that capture animal motion - similar to Marey and Muybridge. He was an inventor as well as a photographer and patented the slit shutter in 1888.
Readings on, or by, individual photographers
Rossell, Deac, 1997, Ottomar Anschütz and his Electrical Wonder, (Hastings: The Projection Box) isbn-10: 0952394189 isbn-13: 978-0952394181 [Δ]
Rossell, Deac, 1998, December, ‘The Anschütz Zoetropes‘, The New Magic Lantern Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 2-3 [Δ]
Rossell, Deac, 2001, Faszination der Bewegung: Ottomar Anschütz zwischen Photographie und Kino, (Frankfurt am Main/Basle: Stroemfeld Verlag) isbn-10: 3878777744 isbn-13: 978-3878777748 [German] [Δ]
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Exhibitions on this website
|Ottomar Anschütz: Horse and rider jumping over an obstacle|
|Ottomar Anschütz: Momentphotographie|
All photographs by this photographer
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