Lot 37: Whitworth Cycles. ca. 1894
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 58 1/8 x 84 5/8 in./147.6 x 215 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Printed soon before the 1894 merger of Whitworth and Rudge Cycles, this two-sheet image is one of the most charming bicycle advertisements of the period. In essence, a Whitworth Cycle is just so beautiful and smart that you will be a hit with the ladies should you purchase one. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 58 1/8 x 84 5/8 in./147.6 x 215 cm
Artist or Maker: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942)
Date: ca. 1894