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Description: Portion of a Rambler Bicycle advertisement showing a Roman style female statue holding up a bicycle.
Description: Advertisement for the 1895 model of the Telegram Sanger Racer by the Telegram Cycle Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee. Features a drawing of the 1895 mode...
Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring a color photograph of a boy on a bicycle talking to a man with a truck behind them. Includes the text...
Description: Billhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "jobbers in hardware, iron & cutlery, bicycles, sporting goods etc.", with a three...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.
Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.
Description: Letterhead of the Oneida County Clerk's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building and boys playing ball, riding a penny-farthing bicycle, an...
Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...
Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...
Description: Cartoon drawing of Walter Sanger running with his racing bicycle and holding a broken pedal. The caption reads, "Sanger at Herne Hill — Milwaukeeans expect...
Description: Cigarette Advertising Cards produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Willie Harradon, a cyclist also known as "The Youthful Phenomenon".
Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.
Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...
Date: date unknown
Description: Valentine's Day card with a boy on a trike. He has a basket of hearts and letters on the back, and is wearing a red hat, blue and white striped shirt and b...
Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.
Date: 1986 after
Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...
Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.
Description: Letterhead of the Yale Bicycle & Motor Cycle Company of Milwaukee, distributors and repairers of motorcycles and bicycles, with views of single and twin mo...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...
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