Fancourt Barnes: Professor Etienne-Jules Marey, 1875

Scope and Content

Letter to Fancourt Barnes from the French scientist, Etienne-Jules Marey discussing the recent successful crossing of the Channel by the swimmer Captain Matthew Webb.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Etienne-Jules Marey of Paris was a scientist, physiologist and chronophotographer and developed the Sphygmograph to measure the pulse.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted; out of copyright