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Penny Greeting Card featuring the photograph High Wheel 'penny-farthing' Bike by Christine Till

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High Wheel 'penny-farthing' Bike Greeting Card

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Charlotte, NC

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Thanks Christine for all the info about my fave form of transport. Most of the history I already knew but there is a few things you mentioned that I had not heard before :) I tried riding one of these once. Thought I was going to die. Completely different center of gravity so the balance is shifted. Takes some time and a few bruises to get it happening. v/f

.... Like the subject, technique, composition, and color... Today it was Published in the Internet publication ARTISTS NEWS.... Anyone can Just Highlight this link ---- http://bit.ly/RVPlpf - Use Ctl-C to copy and Ctl-V ---- to put it into the Browser Address, to view the publication. You can then, Tweet, FB, and email, etc a copy of the publication, to just anyone you feel would be interested. Happy Promoting! :-)

Great find and capture! Congrats on the feature! voted!

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Christine Till A student of Leonardo da Vinci, named Giacomo Caprotti, created the original design for a bicycle. But a Frenchman named Monsieur Sivrac in the 1790s created the first bicycle. It had no pedals, so you had to use feet to ride it. When most people think about early bicycles, the high-wheelers of the late 1800s come to mind. These early models had names such as the "Ordinary" or "Xtraordinary." In England, these bicycles were also known as "penny farthings" because the large and small wheels were reminiscent of the large one-penny coin and the smaller farthing coin. The high wheel bicycle was invented in 1871 by British engineer, James Starley. The Penny Farthing came after the development of the 'Hobbyhorse', and the French 'Velocipede' or 'Boneshaker', all versions of early bikes. However, the Penny Farthing was the first really efficient bicycle, consisting of a small rear wheel and large front wheel pivoting on a simple tubular frame with tires of rubber. While th...

About Christine Till

Christine Till

My photography covers a wide range of subjects such as fine art, still life, black and white, infrared, portrait, animal, architecture, landscape, national and international travel and corporate (commercial) images. All my photographs and photo objects are available as fine-quality Prints or as immediate downloads from http://www.ct-graphics.com/. Get them as Calendars from redbubble, or digital per email, or on CD / DVD. If you are serious about upscale photography, please contact me for a free consultation. I cover assignments throughout the United States and abroad. I will also be happy to help you if you have a question about a picture, or would like a different format, size, customization, or need custom stock photos. My...

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