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EXCERPTS >|< Infantile paralysis; child walking on hands and feet (1887)

| Hosted at: Wikimedia
| From: Boston Public Library
| Download: jpeg
| Digital Copy: Public Domain

An animated GIF of a paralytic child walking on four, created from Plate 539 by Eadweard Muybridge (1887) in Animal locomotion : an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements, 1872-1885.

The Plate 539 was also the source of inspiration for a couple of paintings by Francis Bacon.

The Paralytic Child Walking GIF by E. Muybridge will be soon available on our handmade analog GIF player, The Giphoscope.