Friday, August 30, 2013
The Penny Farthing
Here's a gent from India's era, with his penny farthing bicycle:
I feel the urge to get India up on one of these. Per Wikipedia, the name comes from the British coins 'penny' and 'farthing' (duh). From the side, the bicycle looks like a penny leading a farthing.
You'd think these are just a quaint reminder of our past, but some people still dig 'em.