Louis Le Prince. Louis Aime August Le Prince came to Leeds in 1866 where he experimented in cinematography. In 1888 he patented a one-lens camera with which he filmed Leeds Bridge from this British Waterways building. These were probably the world's first successful moving pictures.

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adjacent to the Leeds Bridge, Leeds
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by Leeds Civic Trust

Colour: blue



See also...
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