The Penny Farthing Bike (1928)

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The Penny Farthing Bike." C. J. Bowtle retains the Challenge Cup for one mile race on the old fashioned "boneshaker". Herne Hill, London. M/S as the men race around on their Penny Farthings. M/S of them at the starting line with men supporting them. Various shots as Bowtle speeds around the course with the others. M/S of Bowtle on his Penny Farthing bicycle. M/S of him stood by it. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:742.18
  • Owner

    British Pathé
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 855 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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