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Flickr Commons: National Media Museum, UK. Part 2

Posted by Laurie Frost on February 28, 2012

More from the National Media Museum, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom’s eclectic group of subsets in the Flickr Commons.

First, one of 12 sequential photographs by Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) from a set called  “Joanna Quinn Selects.” Quinn is an animator.

'Cockatoo flying', 1887, Eadweard Muybridge

Plate 758, 'Cockatoo flying'

From “Animals”:

Cat and Dog Jumping. by Arthur Clive Banfield (1875-1965)

'Cat and Dog Jumping'

The Museum notes that this is a chronophoto: “Frozen in motion using bright lights of electrical sparks created from Leyden jars.”

You never know when you might need a picture of a “yawning koala bear”

or an old English black rat:

by Douglas English (died 1939).

'Mr and Mrs Rattus: Old English Black Rat'

One from “Snapping Dogs” set:

Reference print for 'Hound of the Baskervilles'. Photographer unknown.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmediamuseum/308487696

and from “Human Expressions”:

'Expression of Joy' from 'The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals' London 1872. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

'Expressions of Grief' from 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals' London 1872. Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Expressions of Grief' from 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals' London 1872.  Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

'Expression of Joy' from 'The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals' London 1872.  Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

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