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    Trio of Extraordinary Imperial Cabinet Cards Featuring Bicycles, Circa 1890-1900. 10" x 8". "Extra Paris Foster, Richmond, VA." studio imprint at the lower left corner of each image. These remarkably clear images show two men, probably brothers, enjoying a lark in the photographer's studio posed with their bicycles. Two of the images show the "aftermath" of a crash as one of men flounders twisted with his bicycle on the ground and the other seeks to render aid. The third image is a more serious, and typical posed shot of the men standing with their bicycles. The photography is so amazingly clear that you can almost read the manufacturer's plate on one of the bikes, and the hat maker's mark in the overturned derby in one of the shots. Both men are identified in pencil notation on the verso of each image. All three examples are in fine condition.

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