'Boneshaker' bicycle

Made:
1869
maker:
Killingworth William Hedges

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Front driver "French" bicycle or boneshaker made in 1869. Bicycle made by W. Killingworth Hedges at the Erith Iron Works, Kent in 1869. It was a copy of the first bicycle driven by cranks attached to the front wheel built by Michaux in Paris in 1861.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1900-35
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 1000 x 2000 x 500 mm
type:
bicycle
credit:
Killingworth Hedges