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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896

Location Note

Large - Special photographs - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Bicycle parade, 1896 - Folder 1 of 2

GUSN

GUSN-180097

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bicycles
parades
streets
flags
clubs (associations)
events
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

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)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1938-02-28

Reference Code

PC001.02.03.TMP.025

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

7 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Smith & Miller (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Wolcott, Edith Prescott

Other Organizations

Dayton Bicycle Club (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Large - Special photographs - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Bicycle parade, 1896 - Folder 1 of 2