~ 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.

~ Jordan, Marsh & Co., Spring and Summer 1897
via internet archive

Anna 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.

~ “Ariel” Tri-Car,  Benetfink and Co., May 1904via Grace’s Guide(click to enlarge)

~ “Ariel” Tri-Car, Benetfink and Co., May 1904
via Grace’s Guide
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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.’"

~ 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.’"

~ Stevens Chair Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.), c. 1905via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)"The Latest Up-To-Date Hand Power Tricycle Made"

~ Stevens Chair Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.), c. 1905
via Internet Archive
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"The Latest Up-To-Date Hand Power Tricycle Made"