Penny Farthing bicycle

D. Rudge and Company, Manufacturer

Circa 1884
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Maker and Role
D. Rudge and Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1884
Description
Penny Farthing bicycle in black with gold trim. Large wheel in the front with small wheel at the rear. Leather seat. Foot step for mounting bicycle. Pedals on the large wheel, pedal height adjustable. Downward facing handles with wooden grips. Wheel has a guard and top of the wheel is a hand brake.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Leather
Signature/Marks and Type
D RUDGE & CO / The "RUDGE" COVENTRY Impressed
Accession No
F1200.2003
Credit Line
D. Rudge and Company. Circa 1884. Penny Farthing bicycle, F1200.2003. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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