The first moving picture

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The first moving picture

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Something I just learned today:

Predating Muybridge's work by 4 years, the first moving picture was a series of images of a solar transit by Venus in 1874, credited to Pierre Jules César Janssen and produced using a camera specially built for the purpose, called a "photographic revolver."


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Re: The first moving picture

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That's actually pretty good. Look at the size of the disc!

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