[Ladies Riding Velocipedes Side-Saddle]
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Transport, Invention, Education, Gender
Shows a fashionable young woman riding a velocipede side-saddle. Behind her, also on a velocipede, is a man who looks on puzzled. The caption begins with an extract from the New York Sun, which explains how ladies can, 'in one week's practice, of an hour daily', ride a velocipede 'side-saddle-wise with the utmost ease'. The caption comments that the illustration is 'what we may expect to see this season'.
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