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Dayton Bicycle Club, Boston Bicycle Parade, Boston, Mass., 1896

PC001.02.03.TMP.025 (RS82486)

Description

This is a crowd of young men on bicycles in the Bicycle Parade of 1896 in Boston, Massachusetts. All of the men have a patch on their clothing that says "Dayton" and they are proceeding down a city street. Within the crowd of cyclists there is a decorated cart with a woman inside and a man dressed in a suit and top hat driving the cart. Also, one of the men in the crowd is carrying an American flag while riding his bicycle.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1896
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1938-02-28
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
Inscriptions
Dayton Bicycle Club reorganizing on street for parade formation Boston, Mass. / Fairfield Street between Newbury Street and Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts / Mr. Walter S. French Cambridge Street Cambridge, Mass. 24 Armory / 727122 / 896 (handwritten)
Dimensions
7 1/2x 9 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
180097
Reference Code
PC001.02.03.TMP.025

Record details

Originator
Smith & Miller (Photographic studio)
Other People
Wolcott, Edith Prescott
Other Organizations
Dayton Bicycle Club (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
bicycles
clubs (associations)
events
flags
parades
streets
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Large - Special photographs - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Bicycle parade, 1896 - Folder 1 of 2

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