A Bicycle Built for Three

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Title

A Bicycle Built for Three

Description

This photograph, taken in front of the South Main Street entrance to the Nelson Hotel, features a very unique three-person bicycle. The hotel, at 306 S. Main Street, was opened in 1893 at the corner of S. Main and Chestnut Streets. William Nelson built the hotel to honor his father, John Nelson, founder of Nelson Knitting Company in Rockford.

Date

circa 1900 - 1910

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

90.5.47

Original Format

Glass Plate Negative

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“A Bicycle Built for Three,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed May 12, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1328.

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