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Identifier

MPH-22-01_Louis_&_Auguste_Lumiere_1895

Creation Date

1895

Subject—Topics

Motion pictures; History; Lumiere, Louis; Lumiere, Auguste

Date Range

1895

Description

Copy of photo print, a portrait of Louis and Auguste Lumiere, photographed at Lyon, France in 1895. The Lumière brothers were French inventors and pioneer manufacturers of photographic equipment who devised an early motion-picture camera and projector called the Cinématographe as well as producing what is considered to be the first motion picture in 1895.

Format

BW photograph; 9” x 8”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPH-22-01

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