Perambulators in Hyde Park !: 1819
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Perambulators in Hyde Park!. Coloured etching. Pedestrians and chickens are mown down by velocipedes ridden by top-hatted young men about town. There is a description of the machines, invented by Baron Von Drais, on which "a person can travel 8 or 10 miles an hour".
1819 AD - 1819 AD