Men and women in the 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-180102

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Description

This is a group of men and women in parade formation for the Bicycle Parade in Boston, Massachusetts in 1896. They are wearing sashes that say "Howard" on them indicating the bicycle club they belong to. They are all standing with their bikes and some of them have flags attached indicating the club's name.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bicycles
uniforms
flags
sashes (costume accessories)
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

Boston Bicycle Parade of 1896 Reviewed from Hotel Vendome by Gov. Roger Wolcott (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 7 1/4 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.026

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

Other Organizations

Howard Bicycle Club (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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