Picture Of Penny Farthing 1886

Picture Of Penny Farthing 1886

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Penny-farthing

History of bicycles cannot be told without mentioning Penny-farthing, a very specific type of bicycle that was highly popular during end of Victorian Era and before arrival of modern “safety” bicycles.

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