1880s High Wheel Bicycle Cabinet Card Photograph - Bike & Cyclist From Illinois For SaleRare and very fascinating, original early 1880's, Cabinet Card Photograph of a young male High Wheel Bicycle Rider with his early, High Wheel / Ordinary Cycle from Canton, Illinois. This wonderful, original 19th century Cabinet Card Photo measures approx. 4” by 5 1/2” and is mounted on its original cabinet card mount (card size is 4 1/4" by 6 1/2").
This fantastic Cabinet Card Photo pictures the young and handsome cyclist standing jauntily with his legs crossed and his left hand behind his back. He holds his High Wheel Bicycle upright with his right hand and he wears somewhat formal cycling garb of the period.
The Photo was taken in a Photographer's Studio (see the backdrop) and the card mount carries the mark of the photographer - Patterson of Canton, Illinois.
This rare and wonderful, 1880's High Wheel Bicycle Cabinet Card Photo is in excellent, original condition. The Photo is clean and crisp exhibiting sharp focus, strong contrast and rich tonality. There is no physical damage or repairs of any kind and both the Photo and the Card Mount are crisp and clean.
A rare and wonderful, 1880's Cabinet Card Photograph of an early High Wheel Bicycle and its dashing, young rider and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
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