Bicycle; XHE.4091

Name/Title

Bicycle

About this object

Bicycle; a women's bicycle. It is painted black and fitted with a leather saddle and steel carrier. The back mudguard has rivet holes to affix canvas guards to stop skirts getting caught in it. The front half of the front mudguard is missing and the front wheel has warped.

The Hayes Engineering Works was a family run affair and Hannah Hayes, Ernest Hayes' wife would travel from farm to farm on bicycle selling the pollard cutter.

For more information about the Hayes family and Hayes Engineering Works, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, see <A HREF="http://www.heritage.org.nz/places/places-to-visit/otago-region/hayes-engineering">our website.</A>

Medium and Materials

metal; steel; leather

Measurements

91 x 188 x 47cm

Credit Line

Collection of Hayes Engineering Works, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Object number

XHE.4091

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