At the beginning of June, the Royal Collection Trust shared this wonderful photograph of Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, wearing a hat (I suppose one that was considered casual and sporting at the time), riding a penny farthing. Fascinating!
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Today is #WorldBicycleDay. This photograph shows Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia sitting astride a penny farthing. This type of bicycle gained its nickname from the penny and farthing coins of the time, the penny being a larger coin than the farthing, reflecting the difference in size of the wheels of the bicycle. #bicycle #PennyFarthing #cycling #bike #cycle
Photo from Getty as indicated