Young men with Penny-Farthing bicycles

Local call number: Ha00002


Personal Author: Harper, Alvan S., 1847-1911.


Title: [Young men with Penny-Farthing bicycles] [picture]


Date/place captured: Photographed in Tallahassee, Florida between 1885 and 1910.


Physical descrip: 1 glass photonegative : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.


Series Title: (Alvan S. Harper collection.)


General Note: Front row from L to R: ?, Harbert Yancey Keith (?), Captain Louis H. Strumm, Laurie A. Perkins, ?, ?.


Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700.


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Vo0Ds, clickykbd and 13 more people faved this
  • Paula 6y

    ....and black man with horse and buggy
  • Vo0Ds 6y

    The first biker gang?
  • Pixel Wrangler 6y

    "Laurie A. Perkins", identified above, was later photographed several times by Alvan Harper -- both with his bicycle, and in studio portraits. Perkins was identified as a "mail clerk".

    "Three young men with Penny-Farthing bicycles" by Alvan Harper
    Three young men with Penny-Farthing bicycles

    "Laurie A. Perkins with a Penny-Farthing bicycle" by Alvan Harper
    Laurie A. Perkins with a Penny-Farthing bicycle

    "Phelps Wilson and Laurie Perkins" by Alvan Harper
    Phelps Wilson and Laurie Perkins

    "Laurie A. Perkins posed in Harper's studio" by Alvan Harper
    Laurie A. Perkins posed in Harper's studio
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Taken circa 1900
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