Promotional posters from when riding a bicycle was new and exciting. French but bicycling was fun everywhere. ca. 1900. All from the website of Swann Galleries where they are part of a current auction.

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La Chaîne Simpson. 1900. French. Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, illustrator (1864-1901). Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/HENRI-DE-TOULOUSE-LAUTREC–1864-1901–LA-CHA-NE-SIMPSON-Ma-t?saleno=2545&lotNo=129&refNo=768510
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Cycles Buffalo. ca. 1902. French. H. Gray (Henri Boulanger) and Charles Brun, makers. Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/H-GRAY–HENRI-BOULANGER-1858-1924—CHARLES-BRUN–1825-1908-?saleno=2545&lotNo=131&refNo=768991
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Société la Francaise. ca. 1899. French. PAL (Jean de Paléologue, illustrator (1860-1942). Image © Swann Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/PAL–JEAN-DE-PAL-OLOGUE-1860-1942–SOCI-T–LA-FRANCAISE-Circ?saleno=2545&lotNo=130&refNo=769998

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