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attention, conducted in part by William Sachtleben, the Turkish government paid his mother an indemnity.  

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins (1855-1936), “To Gipsyland,” pictures by Joseph Pennell, The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, XVL (n.s.XXIII) (Nov., 1892), 109-121; (Dec., 1892), 258-271; (Jan., 1893), 414-421.

An abbreviated account of their travel to Eastern Europe to visit the gypsy homelands.

Stevens, Thomas (1854-1935).  “Bicycling,” Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine (May, 1892), 602-608.

Stevens praised the bicycle for invigorating the public.  English and American military planners adopted it.  Women learned to ride the new safety bicycles with greater ease than men.  In all, he saw the bicycle as one of the most important inventions of the nineteenth century.

Thwaites, Rueben Gold (1853-1913).  Our cycling tour in England, from Canterbury to

Dartmoor Forest, and back by way of Bath, Oxford and the Thames Valley.  Chicago: A.

C. McClurg, 1892.  {2204320}

Workman, Fanny (1859-1925). “Bicycle riding in Germany.” Outing, XXI (Nov., 1892), 110-111.

A brief article for American readers on the joys of bicycle and tricycle riding for women, along with a brief overview of the rules and regulations in Germany.


Beekman, W. S. and C[harles] W. Willis (1862-)  Cycle gleanings, or wheels

and wheeling for business and pleasure, and the study of nature. Boston: Press of

Skinner, Bartlett & Co., 1894.  {2297871}

A short philosophic introduction to the joys of cycling and its relationship to the

environment, including a brief essay by Willis on how he taught his wife to ride.

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins (1855-1936). (Illustrated by Joseph Pennell (1857-1926).)  To Gipsyland.  London: T. Fisher Irwin, 1893.  {1391843}

Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell had planned to follow a group of Philadelphia gypsies for their wedding trip, but the plans fell through when the gypsies decamped earlier than expected.  A decade later they lived that dream and their interest in the gypsy heritage by touring their Eastern European homeland.

Pennell, J. (1857-1926) and E. R. (1855-1936), “The most picturesque place in the world,” The

Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, LXVI (n.s. XXIV) (July, 1893), 345-51.

The Pennells wax poetic about this village nestled in the hills which combined the

beauties of medieval Europe along with the conveniences of the late nineteenth century.  

To protect its innocence they refused to divulge its name or location.

“Round the world on bicycles,” Harper’s Weekly, XXXVII (January 13, 1893), 46.

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