Newspaper Boy Race, 1964
Source: Florida Memory on Flickr Commons
Decorated bike, circa 1900
Source: Powerhouse Museum on Flickr Commons
PR Stunt for the Film Ghose Catchers, 1944
Source: National Library of New South Wales on Flickr Commons
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Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to find photos of bikes, tricycles, motorcycles, and wagons.
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I think bicycles are one of the most pleasant forms of transportation and exercise.
Illustration from “Wheels and Cycling,” 1888
I like the illustration above as a work of art.
Palace Emporium, New South Wales, 1899
William Wheatley Collection, n.d.
Motobike that turns into a motosled! 1902
My favorite that I found on Flickr Commons is this bike that you can turn into a sled. Talk about ingenuity.
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I love bicycles. Here are some from way back when.
Message boy, Telegraph Company, circa 1910 Source: Library of Congress
Bicycle made for 3, Source: National Library of Ireland, 1897
Two time (1907, 1908) Tour de France winner, Lucien Petite-Breton
Bicyclists, Japan, circa 1909 Source: Internet Archive
This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt inspired me to search the archives for photos with motorcycles. I found the three below which charmed me for different reasons.
The first man in Singleton NSW to get a motorcycle. He added the passenger seat himself. Source: NSW Library
Japanese American Boys with bikes 1909. Source: University of Washington
Chicago Water & Sewage Works. 1913. Internet Archive
How does the prompt inspire you? If you want to join, find a photo with a tent, a motorcycle or two or whatever strikes your fancy. To see more inspired entries, visit Sepia Saturday.