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Cycling Collection

Background imageCycling Collection: Hercules bicycles Coronation advertisement

Hercules bicycles Coronation advertisement
Advertisement for Hercules Bicycles, founded in 1910 in Birmingham, showing the street of a typical British town decorated with flags, swags and bunting for the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Background imageCycling Collection: Poster Advertising Clement Bicycles and Cars

Poster Advertising Clement Bicycles and Cars circa 1902

Background imageCycling Collection: Town Mouse and Country Mouse

Town Mouse and Country Mouse. From Once Upon a Time 9

Background imageCycling Collection: Open Air Holidays Abroad, with Cooks

Open Air Holidays Abroad, with Cooks
Cover illustration for Open Air Holidays Abroad, Walking, Canoeing and Cycling, with Cooks. Showing a woman with a walking stick standing in a field of daisies waving her hand, with mountains

Background imageCycling Collection: Granpop Thinks more Juice is Required by Lawson Wood

Granpop Thinks more Juice is Required by Lawson Wood
Granpop, the orang utan character created by Lawson Wood enjoys a ride in a homemade, ramshackle carriage pulled by a sweltering little monkey on a bicycle

Background imageCycling Collection: Advertisement for Gladiator Cycles

Advertisement for Gladiator Cycles
A French advertisement for Gladiator Cycles, showing a cyclist keeping up with a car on a high Alpine lane. circa 1910s

Background imageCycling Collection: Five young men on their bicycles

Five young men on their bicycles, each one with his hand on the next mans shoulder. A photograph from The Netherlands. 1914

Background imageCycling Collection: Boy cycling over a bridge

Boy cycling over a bridge
A boy cycling over a bridge. circa 1940s

Background imageCycling Collection: Poster advertising Hercules bicycles

Poster advertising Hercules bicycles
Poster advertising the Hercules bicycle. A tired couple out hiking, and miles from anywhere, wish they had a bicycle to take them home

Background imageCycling Collection: Raleigh cycle factory, Nottingham

Raleigh cycle factory, Nottingham
A man at work constructing a bicycle at the Raleigh cycle factory in Nottingham. 1964

Background imageCycling Collection: Deaf Cyclist

Deaf Cyclist
This cyclist is wearing a sandwich board reading beware, I am deaf. Date: early 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Motor Cycle Scramble

Motor Cycle Scramble
A very muddy motor cycle scramble in Sudbury, Suffolk. Date: 1962

Background imageCycling Collection: Charladys Motorcycle

Charladys Motorcycle
The motorcycle of the Royal Enfield travelling charlady with its hopeful sign: Stop me for cleaning, no job too small and mop and bucket ready to go ! Date: early 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Female Motor Cyclists

Female Motor Cyclists
Two jolly young women motor cyclists, dressed rather impractically in knitwear and sensible skirts and without helmets are off for a round of golf with their clubs. Date: early 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Rudges Cycles Poster

Rudges Cycles Poster
Poster advertising bicycles by Rudge and Whitworth of Nottingham, England showing a young lady from around 1940 perched on one of their models. Date: c.1940

Background imageCycling Collection: Advertisement - Bicycles

Advertisement - Bicycles
A poster advertising Griffon Cycles, Motos and Tricars Date: circa 1910

Background imageCycling Collection: German Motor Cycle

German Motor Cycle
A German girl from Spreewald rides on the back of a motorcycle in rather impractical tradtional dress! Date: early 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Rockers and their Bikes

Rockers and their Bikes
Two rocker cyclists and their bikes draw some admiring gazes from their peers in Brixton - London Date: 1963

Background imageCycling Collection: Edwardian children cycling

Edwardian children cycling. Artist: Hilda Dix Sandford. Edwardian children Off For a Spin Date: circa 1908

Background imageCycling Collection: Poster advertising Wearwell cycles

Poster advertising Wearwell cycles. Date: early 20th century

Background imageCycling Collection: Poster advertising Terrot bicycles

Poster advertising Terrot bicycles. The company was founded by Charles Terrot in Dijon in 1887. A young couple are depicted on their bicycles, enjoying a healthy cycling holiday

Background imageCycling Collection: My Birthday Month -- April

My Birthday Month -- April
Calendar design for My Birthday Month -- April. Showing a little boy riding his bicycle, while his two siblings walk along the pavement in the background. 1912

Background imageCycling Collection: Riders on penny farthing bicycles

Riders on penny farthing bicycles, riding round a track. late 19th century

Background imageCycling Collection: Stopping for a chat at the roadside - Somerset

Stopping for a chat at the roadside - Somerset
A man hops off his bicycle to have a chat to a passing motorist in a fine open-top car close to Taunton, Somerset. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts Date: 1922

Background imageCycling Collection: Sunbeam M. C. C. Run

Sunbeam M. C. C. Run
A muddy scene during the Old Crocks motor cycle run, organised by the Sunbeam M.C.C. one of Britains oldest motorcycle clubs (founded 1924). Date: 1931

Background imageCycling Collection: German Cycle Catalogue

German Cycle Catalogue
A cycling hero decorates the cover of this German cycle catalogue, Date: 1908

Background imageCycling Collection: A German Bicycle Boat

A German Bicycle Boat
A bicycle boat on a street in Germany. Date: early 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Wet Easter Weather

Wet Easter Weather
A man cycling down an English country lane during rather wet Easter weather. Date: 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Penny Farthing Post

Penny Farthing Post
A postman on a penny farthing delivers a parcel to a woman dressed in a long coat with fur trim Date: 1930

Background imageCycling Collection: London to Cape Ride

London to Cape Ride
Mr. C.F. Williams and Captain Hay, shown setting off on their ambitious motorcycle trip from London to Capetown, South Africa. Date: 1930s

Background imageCycling Collection: Cycling Couple / 167

Cycling Couple / 167
A couple cycle through the country Date: 1930

Background imageCycling Collection: Cycling Parts 1957

Cycling Parts 1957
Two boys inspect the spokes of a bicycle wheel on the street outside in the spare parts section of a bicycle shop on Portobello Road, London. Date: 1957



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