Marey, Étienne-Jules (1830-1904) Medal by Paul Richer
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Marey, Étienne-Jules (1830-1904) Medal by Paul Richer, c. 1900, rectangular silvered bronze plaquette, recto: Marey depicted quarter-length bust to left with a landscape below; verso: Marey seated at a desk in his laboratory surrounded by scientific equipment, a camera to right; beyond, in clouds, birds, horses and male athletes in flight, patinated surface, housed in a green leather case, 2 1/2 x 2 in.
Note: Marey was a French scientist and chrono-photographer. His work was significant in the development of cardiology, physical instrumentation and aviation. He is widely considered to be a pioneer of photography and developments leading up to the early cinema.
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