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1949 Press Photo Sylvia Horne Helped Aboard Penny Farthing Cycle Peter Clarke

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Rehearsal for the "Cavalcade of Cycling" at the Lyceum; A rehearsal was held at the Lyceum today for tonight's "Cavalcade of Cycling" - part of the Raleigh Industries Ball, which depicts the evolution of the cycle with the aid of old and new machines and cyclists wearing costumes of the respective periods. Photo Shows Miss Sylvia Horne wearing a costume of the 1893 period is a little scared as she is assisted up the steps by Peter Clarke (dressed in 1885 period clothes) on to a penny farthing cycle during the rehearsal today.

Photo measures 5 x 8.25 inches.

Photo is dated 10-24-1949.

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