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When I penetrated back to the day-room I encountered two gentlemen called Sergeant Pluck and Mr Gilhaney and they were holding a meeting about the question of bicycles. “I do not believe in the three-speed gear at all,” the Sergeant … Continue reading
Patrolman James A. Saunders, Plainfield NJ’s first African-American police officer. Saunders was a member of the force from 1895 to 1917. (source)
When the first atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima, Tadayori Kihara was riding his bicycle onto a bridge; this suitcase was mounted behind his seat. The blast threw Kihara off his bicycle and onto the bridge walkway. Most of the skin … Continue reading
A model in Hugo Simberg’s studio for his painting The Wounded Angel (1903). A bicycle is playing the part of the angel. Sources here and here.