Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) used multiple cameras to capture motion in early stop-motion photographs in 1870s and 1880s. His subjects included animals such as a kangaroo, antelope, buck, buffalo, camel, capybara, cat, chickens, cockatoo, deer, doe, dog, eagle, eland, elephant, elk, gnu, goat, guanaco, hawks, horses, jaguar, lions, oryx, ox, pigeon, sloth, sow, storks, swans, tiger, and vulture; as well as men, women, and children performing various tasks clothed and in varying degrees of undress.
The plates were published as: Eadweard Muybridge. Animal locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements. 1872-1885 / published under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania. Plates. The plates printed by the Photo-Gravure Company. Philadelphia, 1887.
The individual consecutive frames from the plates were converted to animations by Haeyong Moon in 2013.