California Historical Landmarks in Santa Clara County
California Historical Landmark 834
Eadweard Muybridge Site
Campus Drive West North of Junipero Serra Boulevard
In commemoration of the motion picture research conducted in 1878 and 1879, by Eadweard Muybridge, at the Palo Alto Stock Farm, now the site of Stanford University. This extensive photographic experiment portraying the attitudes of animals in motion was conceived by and executed under the direction and patronage of Leland Stanford. Consecutive instantaneous exposures were provided for a battery of 24 cameras fitted with electroshutters.
California Registered Historic Landmark No. 834
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Stanford ECV alumni, and the Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus, April 30, 1983.