I love the unusual, the unexpected and the illuminating. Round Trip is a wonderful example of all that. A selection of 24 photographs from a collection of 400 all made by two amateur photographers as they traversed Asia Minor on bicycles in 1890-91. William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen Jr. were avid cyclists and great promoters of the then new “safety cycles” - bicycles with two equal sized wheels instead on one large and one small one.
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