Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Women Cyclists of the 1890s

Annie Londonderry, who rode around the world on a bicycle, also made a bold (for the time) fashion statement.

From the St. Paul Daily Globe, April 14, 1895

Annie Londonderry "Costume" 1895

Generally in 1895 women's cycling attire was more conventional, as shown here. (San Francisco Call, June 1, 1895)

Ladies Cycling Club San Jose CA 1895

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