The Four Hundred Take to the Bicycle

A Spring Picture in Central Park

1895

 

This is an illustration drawn by B. West Clinedinst and published in the Leslie's Weekly, p. 237, April 11, 1895. Original title: The Four Hundred Take to the Bicycle - A Spring Picture in Central Park. In the background, the statue of Daniel Webster. Bicycles have become very popular in parks across the city since their invention in the late 19th century. Source: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

 

 

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