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Warwick "Perfection" safety bicycle
Description Warwick "Perfection" safety bicycle, patented in 1888. This bike was reportedly ridden by the first women cyclists in the state, Edna and Hulda Isaacs. The bike has a black steel frame, solid rubber tires, hand-operated spoon brakes for the front wheel, and front foot rest pegs.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 26 3/8 inches width
46 7/8 inches height
71 5/8 inches length
Nomenclature Bicycle
Creation Made by: Warwick Manufacturing Company
Made in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: Isaacs, Hulda
Used by: Isaacs, Edna
Made in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Women
Sports & Recreation. Wheel Sports
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1888 Patent date
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 67.219.1