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Title
Portrait of James Lancaster of the Los Angeles Bicycle Club posing with a high wheel bicycle, November 1886
Date Created and/or Issued
1886-11
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photographic portrait of James Lancaster of the Los Angeles Bicycle Club posing with a high wheel bicycle, November 1886. He has his right arm rested on the frame at the top of the bicycle at left. His other hand is holding several objects including a towel(?) and is resting on his hip. He is wearing a very tight shirt and spandex-like shorts. He was one of the 30 founders of the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He later became a cement contractor. In 1929, he and Maurice Hellman were the only surviving members of the first club. Lancaster, California is named after him.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
26 x 21 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m8483
USC-1-1-1-8618 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-8613
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m8483
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-8613.jpg
Subject
Bicyclers
Clubs
Bicycles
Lancaster, James
Los Angeles Athletic Club
L.A. Bicycle Club
Recreation--Bicycling
Time Period
1886-11
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-90-332; 1-101- [Microfiche number]
8613 [Accession number]
CHS-8613 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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