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Participants in one of America's first organized bicycle tours, with their Ordinaries, on the road outside Readville, Massachusetts, September 11, 1879

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Participants in one of America's first organized bicycle tours, with their Ordinaries, on the road outside Readville, Massachusetts, September 11, 1879
Negative #: 38-370

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Technology
Smithsonian Bicycle Collection — The Development of the Bicycle

RELATED OBJECTS
Standard Columbia ordinary bicycle


Columbia Light Roadster ordinary bicycle


Early bicycle club group at Readville, Massachusetts
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From the Smithsonian Collection
Participants in one of America's first organized tours lined up with their Ordinaries on the road outside of Readville, Massachusetts, 11 September 1879. The first rider is Charles E. Pratt, noted bicycle author, coorganizer, and first president of the League of American Wheelmen, and later attorney for the Pope Manufacturing Co. The second man is Col. Albert A. Pope, president of the famed company bearing his name, manufacturer of the Columbia bicycle.
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Photograph.
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Date Made:
September 11, 1879
Locations:
Massachusetts
Note:
Readville, Massachusettes

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