~ Jordan, Marsh & Co., Spring and Summer 1897via internet archiveAnna Held was a famous Ziegfeld girl and is often credited with helping Ziegfeld establish his famous Ziegfeld Follies. Eventually she became his common-law wife, although they did not remain together.
A picture of her on her bicycle (below) was part of a montage of “Actresses as Bicycle Riders” which is still available to purchase today.
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~ “Ariel” Tri-Car, Benetfink and Co., May 1904via Grace’s Guide(click to enlarge)
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~ Three Good Tires - also sundries (Cycling Equipment and Supplies Catalog: “Some Mighty Good Things”);The American Tire Co., circa 1899 via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)“At a distance this lamp looks like an electric arc lamp. ‘It’s hot.’”
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~ Stevens Chair Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.), c. 1905via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)“The Latest Up-To-Date Hand Power Tricycle Made”
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