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Hobby-horse bicycle Hobby-horse bicycle

Plaque: Hobby-horse bicycle

Inscription

City of Westminster
Denis Johnson (c.1760 - 1833) from his workshop on this site, in 1819, made and sold Britain's first bicycle in its hobby-horse form.
Covent Garden Area Trust and Veteran-Cycle Club, 1988

Site: Hobby-horse bicycle (1 memorial)

WC2, Long Acre, 75, Acre House

75 Long Acre was Denis Johnson's home and workshop. See modern day hobby-horse bicycles in Long Acre.

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Denis Johnson

In 1819, made and sold Britain's first bicycle in its hobby-horse form. As a...

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Bicycle - hobby horse

From the picture source website: "The forerunner of the bicycle, the 'Hobby' ...

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