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Warwick "Perfection" safety bicycle
67.219.1, detail

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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
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
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