The New Woman

Some interesting Victorian thoughts and speculations about the "new woman" that bicycling and all its implications would bring.

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Gymnacyclidium

That's quite a velocipede indeed! Gymnacyclidium - This sounds like something for which you could be administered a shot to clear it up.  I thought these monstrosities worth looking at for the danger factor if nothing else.  Let's hope the young lady is wearing adequate undergarments as it seems certain she will be taking a …

Marketing to the Caravan Craze: Caravan Case and Contour Books

 Presenting the traveling requisites; a caravan case and road-grade book. Advertisement for a lightweight but implicitly tough (it is sole leather after all) suitcase or light trunk for the traveler.   Road grade books were very handy in the days of principally human and animal power.  If you are cycling cross-country or pulling and immense …

Marketing to the Caravan Craze: Composting Toilet

 Presenting the MOULE'S PATENT EARTH CLOSET CO., Ld. Humanure is not as new of an idea as we are often led to believe.  With the genuine Moules, there are no, bad smells, typhoid OR diphtheria!  That's quite a bonus.  Well, if it's good enough for Windsor Castle and Sandringham then it's good enough for me! …