Vintage Photograph of New York Bicycle Parade, Fancy Costume Division Circa 1894

Bicycle Parade, New York; Fancy costume division.
Bicycle Parade, New York; Fancy costume division.
Photo: NYPL

This vintage photo, captured sometime between 1894 and 1903 by C. Scribner's Sons, shows a group of people about to ride in the New York Bicycle Parade. But these aren't just normal people, they are the "Fancy Costume Division."

Check out the specimen page at the NYPL for more on the photo.

This photo is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923. See this page for further explanation.

via NYPL

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