Dating victorian photographs uk - Victorian - Ontario Architecture


One of the first Victorian bicycle designs was the High Wheel Bicycle . The frame was made of tubular steel. The front wheel was huge in comparison to the back wheel and it was difficult to balance because of poor weight distribution. On some models of this bicycle the front wheel was over five feet of the lack of even weight distribution, riders generally spent time recovering from the many falls that they took. In fact, the idiom Taking a header to describe a fall was coined during this time. When a rider tried to stop he often found himself landing on his head on the ground.


Dating victorian photographs uk

Dating victorian photographs uk